Michael Symon's B.L.T. (Blue, Lingonberry, Turkey)

Ingredients for 2 servings
  • 4 slices pumpernickel bread, sliced ½ inch thick
  • 4 tablespoons lingonberry jam (grape jam can also be used in lieu of lingonberry)
  • 4 slices Castello® Burger Blue cheese
  • ½ pound sliced smoked turkey
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup arugula
Michael Symon's B.L.T. (Blue, Lingonberry, Turkey)


  1. Preheat a sandwich press or Panini maker to high.
  2. Lay out all 4 slices of bread and spread each one evenly with 1 tablespoon of the lingonberry jam.
  3. Place one slice of Castello® Burger Blue cheese on each piece of bread, breaking the slice in half to evenly cover the surface of the bread if necessary.
  4. Divide the turkey evenly among 2 pieces of bread, then carefully sandwich together.
  5. Brush the sandwiches on both sides with the olive oil then place on the sandwich press.
  6. Toast for 4-5 minutes, until the bread is golden and crisp and the cheese is melted.
  7. Remove from the press, open up each sandwich and add ½ cup arugula to each.
  8. Sandwich back together, slice and serve.