TLT Sandwich

By Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe
Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Lunch, Main Course, Entrée
10 MIN

About this Dish

This ain’t your average turkey sandwich! Dr. BBQ is jazzing things up with a grilled turkey, lettuce and tomato sandwich that features Creole seasoning and mayo with just the right amount of heat. It’s so simple, and makes for an easy meal on the grill. Add a few slices of crisp turkey bacon to upgrade your TLT to a TBLT!

Cooking Style
Boneless Breast, Turkey Tenderloins
Dish Type


1 lb turkey breast slices, cutlets or chops

Creole seasoning (A store bought mix of salt, garlic, thyme and cayenne)

½ c mayonnaise

8 slices good white bread or Texas toast

4 slices of a big red tomato (or 8 smaller slices)

4 leaves romaine lettuce


Prepare the grill to cook medium high over direct heat. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon creole seasoning. Set aside.

Season the turkey slices liberally with creole seasoning. Grill them for 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown and cooked to an internal temp of at least 165°F. Remove to a plate.

To make the sandwiches, toast the bread, then spread each slice with a portion of the spiced mayonnaise. Top four of the slices with a leaf of romaine, then a slice or two of tomato and then a quarter of the turkey. Top that with the remaining toasted slices. Secure with toothpicks and cut the sandwiches in half to serve.