Italian Turkey Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours


12 sandwiches

Updated: Mar. 08, 2023
I hope you enjoy these tasty turkey sandwiches as much as our family does. The recipe makes plenty, so it's great for potlucks. Plus, the leftovers are just as good. —Carol Riley, Ossian, Indiana
Italian Turkey Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (6 pounds), skin removed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano or Italian seasoning
  • 4 teaspoons beef bouillon granules
  • 12 kaiser or hard rolls, split


  1. Place turkey breast in a greased 5-qt. slow cooker. Add onion and green pepper.
  2. Combine the chili sauce, vinegar, oregano and bouillon; pour over turkey and vegetables. Cover and cook on low until turkey is tender, 5-6 hours.
  3. Shred turkey with 2 forks and return to the slow cooker; heat through. Spoon 1/2 cup onto each roll.

Can you freeze Italian Turkey Sandwiches?

Place cooled meat and its juices in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Microwave, covered, on high in a microwave-safe dish until heated through, gently stirring and adding a little water if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 374 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 118mg cholesterol, 724mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 49g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 6 lean meat, 2 starch.