Turkey, Ham, and Cheddar Grinder

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The menu description alone will sell this delectable sandwich. Oven-roasted turkey, ham and aged Wisconsin cheddar covered in shredded lettuce and tomatoes—drizzled with red wine vinaigrette and topped with pickles. Yes, please.


Portions: 48
Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Day Part: Lunch, Dinner
6 Cups Merkts Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Room Temperature
48 Sub or Hoagie Roll, 6"
3 Cups Mayonnaise
6 Pounds Oven-Roasted Turkey, Deli Sliced
6 Pounds Ham, Deli Sliced
12 Cups Iceberg Lettuce, Shredded
3 Cups Roma Tomato, Small Dice
1 Cup Red Wine Vinaigrette
144 Kosher Pickles, Rounds


Equipment: Oven
For Subs:
  1. Open and lay a sub roll flat.
  2. Evenly spread the top half of the sub with 2 tablespoons of Merkts Sharp Cheddar Cheese and evenly spread the bottom half of the sub with 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise.
  3. Place 2 ounces of turkey on the bottom half, then add 2 ounces of ham to it.
  4. Put in a 400º oven for approximately 3-5 minutes, to heat the meat, melt the cheese, and lightly toast the sub.
To Make A Turkey, Ham, and Cheddar Grinder:
  1. After removing from oven, top the meat with ¼ cup lettuce, 1 tablespoon tomato, 1 teaspoon drizzle of red wine vinaigrette, and 3 pickle rounds.
  2. Fold the top half of the sub over the fillings and close the sub.
  3. Slice the sub in half or leave whole.


Looking for a lighter fare option? Layer all the ingredients on a thin flatbread and roll tightly into a pinwheel.

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