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Turkey and cranberries are not just for Thanksgiving. Try this quick and healthy Turkey Cranberry Sandwich recipe, perfect for any day of the year.
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3.89 from 9 votes

All-Year-Round Turkey Cranberry Sandwich

Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time14 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 446kcal
Author: Jenna Braddock, RD


  • 0.9 - 1 lb boneless turkey breast cutlets 6-8 cutlets
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (from ½ lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • High heat cooking oil
  • 4 oz goat cheese (softened at room temp for about 10 minutes)
  • 1 can organic whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • 4-5 whole grain rolls


  • Heat a grill (indoor or outdoor) or grill pan to medium high heat.
  • In a small dish, combine salt, garlic powder, rosemary and olive oil. Add enough lemon juice to create a paste consistency and mix well together. Rub mixture on both sides of all turkey breast cutlets. Allow to sit for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Cook turkey cutlets on grill for about 2-3 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. Remove from heat and let rest.
  • Meanwhile, slice rolls in half. Smear cranberry sauce on bottom of roll then place a cooked turkey cutlet on top. Top turkey with several leaves of butter lettuce. Smear goat cheese on top half of bun and top sandwich.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 672mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 362IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 3mg