Foil Sandwiches


prep 0:25       total 0:45


10 to 12 servings



2 cups cooked ham, cubed
2 cups cooked turkey, cubed
1/2 cup celery, diced
1/2 cup onion, diced
1/2 cup mayonnaise or
Miracle Whip
3/4 cup shredded cheese *
Pepper, to taste
1/2 cup sliced almonds (optional)
12 sandwich buns


Mix all ingredients (except the buns) in a large bowl. Fill 10- 12 buns with sandwich mixture. Wrap each sandwich in foil and place on large cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F for 17-20 minutes.

Author's Comments

This is my mom's recipe that she demonstrated on television back in the early 1950's when T.V. was brand new. It was her way of dealing with the turkey and ham leftovers after Thanksgiving. It has withstood the test of time in our family!!

* I prefer mozzerella and colby, mixed

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4 Recipe Reviews


Ace reviewed Foil Sandwiches on November 25, 2001

This sandwich is great! Turkey Soft Tacos are also good.

1lb Turkey cubed

1 can Rotel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies (I like the hot) Careful!

Choped Onion
Chilli Powder
Garlic to taste
Salt and Black Pepper to taste

Place all ingredients in a hot pan with Olive oil preheated and cook till most of the water is gone. Serve with Flour Tortillas, Sour Cream, Guacamole and jalapenos. ENJOY!


ryansnyder reviewed Foil Sandwiches on March 6, 2005

No Thanksgiving is complete without these sandwiches for leftovers the next day! Phenomenal!


skinnywhitegirl reviewed Foil Sandwiches on October 23, 2010

Mmm mmm delicious! It's the perfect thing to do with leftovers. I love the almonds and celery with the mayo. I wouldn't have thought to put them in, but it really makes it feel like a treat instead of just a plain old leftover sandwich.


turtle66 reviewed Foil Sandwiches on April 24, 2015

Do they hold up well in a warm oven after baking??