Traeger Nashville Hot Turkey Sandwich

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From leftover turkey to a simple craving for a good sandwhich melt, this is the recipe you were looking for on a Traeger.

Traeger Nashville Hot Turkey Sandwhich

Let a Chef walk you through how to make this melt on your pellet grill.

Print Recipe For  Nashville Hot Turkey Melt

Yield: Serves 8 People

Prep time: 10-15 Minutes

Cook time: 15-20 Minutes depending on desired doneness


Measure   Ingredient                                               


1 Recipe        Baked Cheddar Poblano Biscuits                                 Traeger Recipe      

2 lbs                Turkey Breast, Cooked                                                   

8 Slices          Bacon, Applewood, Thick sliced                                   Cooked                                            

16 Slices        Pepper jack Cheese, Sliced       

16 Slices        Pickles, Bread and Butter, Chips



1 Stick            Butter, Salted                                                                      Room Temp

2 Tbsp            Sugar, Brown, Dark                                                          

2 Tbsp            Fire Honey                                                                           5280 Culinary

1 Tbsp            Rub A Dub                                                                           5280 Culinary

1/4 Cup          Cayenne Pepper Sauce                                                                           



1 Ea                Cheddar Poblano Biscuit                                                 Sliced in half

¼ lb                Turkey Breast, Cooked                                                    Sliced Thin

4-6 Tbsp        Nashville Hot Sauce                                             

1 Slice            Bacon, Applewood, Cooked                                           Broken in half                     

2 Slice            Pepper jack Cheese, Sliced                                                                               

2 Slice            Pickles, Bread and Butter, Chips                                             


Cooking Directions

  • Load pellet hopper with Reserve Blend Pellets, ignite Traeger and set temp to 400˚
  • Add All sauce ingredients into a small sauce pan
  • Heat Nashville Hot sauce until the butter is just melted, stir well and remove from the stove
  • Using a cookie sheet or cast iron skillet(s), arrange melts as follows
    • Biscuit, sliced in half
    • Brush biscuit with Nashville Hot Sauce
    • Sliced Turkey (warmed and brushed with Nashville hot sauce)
    • Cooked bacon
    • Pepper jack cheese
  • Place the cast iron pan into the Traeger
  • Bake the melts until cheese is melted and biscuits are toasted, approx. 15-20 minutes
  • Carefully remove the cast iron pan using heat proof gloves
  • Allow to cool for 3-5 minutes
  • Top with bread and butter pickle chips, serve with extra Nashville hot sauce
    • Chef’s Tip – serve with jalapeno jelly for an extra kick

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Published: 10/16/2020