Turkey-Cucumber Sandwiches with Cilantro Spread

Ditch the boring turkey sandwich for this brown bag lunch idea. Creamy citrus sauce gives this sandwich recipe big flavor.

Turkey-Cucumber Sandwiches with Cilantro Spread
Photo: Adam Albright
Total Time:
20 mins
2 sandwiches


  • 1 small lemon

  • ¼ cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro

  • 2 tablespoon reduced-fat feta cheese

  • teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 large whole grain naan bread, halved crosswise

  • ½ cup lightly packed fresh baby spinach leaves

  • 4 ounce cooked turkey breast, thinly sliced

  • ½ cup cucumber ribbons*

  • 3 tablespoon thin slivers red onion


  1. Remove 1/8 tsp. zest and squeeze 1 tsp. juice from lemon. In a small bowl stir together lemon zest and juice, yogurt, cilantro, feta, and cumin.

  2. Lay the naan bread on a flat surface. Top with spinach leaves. Carefully spread yogurt mixture over spinach. Top with turkey, cucumber, and red onion. Fold bread up around filling.


Use a vegetable peeler to cut cucumber lengthwise into thin ribbons.

Wrap and Tote

Fold sandwiches in half over filling and wrap individually in parchment paper, plastic wrap, or waxed paper. Place sandwiches in insulated lunch boxes. Add cooler packs or store lunch boxes in the refrigerator. Serve sandwiches within 5 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

306 Calories
8g Fat
33g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 306
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 571mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 7.3mg 37%
Calcium 79mg 6%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Potassium 239mg 5%
Folate, total 37.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.5mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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