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10 Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes + Arugula Pesto Turkey Tartine

Author: Gaby Dalkin

Ingredients

For the tartines

  • 2 pieces thick cut bread
  • 1/2 lb leftover roasted turkey sliced
  • 1/2 cup arugula pesto recipe below
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella sliced
  • handful of fresh arugula
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste

For the arugula pesto

  • 4 cups packed fresh arugula
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup olive oil

Instructions

For the tartines

  • Turn the oven on broil.
  • Toast the 2 pieces of bread until the bread is just golden brown.
  • Slather 1/4 cup of the arugula pesto on the top of each piece of toast and add the sliced turkey and fresh mozzarella. Season with salt and pepper. Place the 2 tartines into the oven and broil for 1-2 minutes until the cheese just starts to melt and bubbly. Remove from the oven and top with some fresh arugula. Serve immediately.

For the arugula pesto

  • Combine everything in a blender or food processor and pulse for 1-2 minutes until blended.