Turkey Pastrami Sandwiches

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Turkey Pastrami Sandwiches

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The signature Smoked Duck Pastrami from Noble Sandwich Co. gets a tasty twist with fresh turkey breast on grilled rye bread from H-E-B Cooking Connection. And yes, leftover Thanksgiving turkey does the trick!


  • 1-5 pound  fresh turkey breast
  • 4 cups  water
  • ¼ cup Real Co. Brown Sugar
  • ½ cup  Himalayan Pink Salt
  • ¼ cup juniper berries
  • ¼ cup  Cracked Pepper
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp red pepper flakes

  • ¼ cup Himalayan Pink Sea Salt
  • ¼ cup Real Co. Brown Sugar
  • ¼ cup  juniper berries
  • ¼ cup  Cracked Peppercorns
  • 2 tsp red pepper flakes

Recipe Info

  1. Bring all ingredients for brine to a boil until sugar and salts are dissolved. Allow brine to cool, and place in a large 2 gallon bag with turkey. Allow turkey to brine for at least 48 hours.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 250 degrees. Remove turkey from bag and pat dry. Grind all ingredients for rub and seasoned turkey evenly. Cook in roasted pan, breast side down for 1 hour, increase heat to 350, turn over turkey and continue to cook for 45 minutes-1 hour until temperature reads 160 in turkey breast.
  3. Remove turkey form oven and allow to rest for 15 minutes. Slice thin, and serve over Rye bread and Cooking Connection’s 4J Scallion mustard and Buyers Best Bread and Butter Pickles.

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