california baja turkey sandwich

california baja turkey sandwich

prep time: 15 minutes
cook time: 0 minutes
ready in: 15 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 1 sandwich each


  • 1/4 cup soft light cream cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons Simply Enjoy Pineapple Chipotle or Beach Mango salsa
  • 8 slices sourdough bread (from 14.5-oz. oval)
  • 12 oz. sliced lower sodium deli turkey breast
  • 8 leaves red leaf lettuce, washed, drained and chilled
  • 1 large or 2 small tomatoes, cut into 8 total slices
  • 2 avocados, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, washed, drained and chilled

The nutritional content of recipes is calculated by a registered dietitian. Because ingredients and measurements may vary, the values we give are close approximations.


  1. Mix cream cheese and salsa together.
  2. Spread 1½ teaspoons cream cheese mixture on each slice sourdough.
  3. Layer 4 slices bread with 3 oz. turkey, 2 lettuce leaves, 2 slices tomato, 1/2 of each avocado and 1 tablespoon cilantro.
  4. Cover with remaining bread slices, secure with toothpicks and cut on the diagonal.

per serving: 420 calories, 18g fat, 5g saturated fat, 40mg cholesterol, 1040mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate, 10g fiber, 26g protein