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Cranberry Turkey Muffuletta

Cranberry Turkey Muffuletta

Cranberry Turkey Muffuletta


  • Delicious recipe Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Delicious recipe Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Delicious recipe Servings: 4-6 servings


4-6 servings

1 7- to 8-inch round Italian or artisan bread

1 cup Ocean Spray® Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce

1/4 cup finely chopped celery

1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil

4 thin red onion slices, separated into rings

4 slices (about 3 ounces) cooked turkey breast

1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Slice the top quarter off of the bread. Hollow out bottom and top of the bread, leaving a 1/2-inch shell. Use the bread you pull out for croutons or bread crumbs. Set bread shell aside.

Combine cranberry sauce, celery, garlic, basil and vinegar in a small mixing bowl. Spread in bottom of shell and top of bread. Place half of the onion slices in bottom of bread. Top with 1/2 cup of cheese. Layer turkey on top. Spread remaining cheese over turkey and top with remaining onion. Place top on bread.

Wrap loaf in foil. Bake for 30 minutes or until heated through. Remove from oven and let stand for about 5 minutes. Unwrap; cut into wedges and serve.

Makes 4-6 servings.


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great flavors!

terri from middletown, CT 07/01/2010 at 02:24 PM

i have made this twice but the 2nd time instead of placing the ingredients the way the recipe called for i put them in in layers sauce on the bottom then a layer of onions, turkey then cheese, repeat this until loaf is full. ending with sauce onions,cheese on top i also added grated ramano cheese between the layers for a little kick!

My own additions of

Wendy from Naples, FL 11/07/2007 at 01:02 AM

I would add sweet onionrelish and a slight bit of miracle whip & olive spread to kick it up a notch.