Recipe: Turkey Melt

Use deli turkey or Thanksgiving leftovers!

Here’s another seasonal recipe that’s perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers, or you can use turkey deli meat.

Turkey Melt

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2-4 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 1 English muffin
  • 1 Tbsp. light mayonaise
  • 1/2 Tbsp. dijon honey mustard
  • 4 oz. (1 serving) oven-roasted, fat-free turkey breast
  • 4 fresh basil leaves (can substitute 1 tsp. of ground basil spice)
  • 2 fresh tomato slices, 1/4″ thick
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 oz. (1 serving) grated low-fat mozzarella cheese


  1. Split and lightly toast the English muffin.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the mayo and mustard.
  3. Spread each half of the English muffin with the mayo-mustard mix.
  4. Top each half with sliced turkey, 2 basil leaves, and a tomato slice. Sprinkle with pepper, then top with mozzarella cheese.
  5. Broil in oven or toaster oven 4 inches away from the heat source for 2-4 minutes or until the cheese is just melted and bubbly. Serve hot.

Nutritional Info:

Makes 2 Servings
Calories per serving:
285 (approx.)
Carbs: 31 g
Fat: 11 g
Protein: 14 g

Recipe submitted by Christina Perez, personal trainer at Lucille Roberts in Harlem.

Lucille Roberts Staff

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