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“In 'The Berghoff Cafe Cookbook'. They use two slices of bread, not three.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 16 slices good white bread (toasted or untoasted, 1/2-inch thick slices)
  • 8 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 16 leaves lettuce (Iceberg, Bibb, Boston)
  • 1 12 lbs thinly sliced roasted turkey breast
  • 16 thin slices ripe tomatoes
  • 1 lb crisp cooked bacon
  • 8 slices swiss cheese (1 ounce slices)


  1. Lay out the bread on a clean, dry surface.
  2. Spread each of eight slices with 1 tablespoon mayonnaise.
  3. Top each with two lettuce leaves.
  4. Divide the turkey into eight equal portions.
  5. Top the lettuce with one portion of turkey.
  6. Top the turkey with two slices of tomato, then two strips of bacon, and two slices of cheese.
  7. Top each with the remaining eight slices of bread.
  8. Press down gently to hold.
  9. Slice in half and secure each half with a toothpick.
  10. Serve with potato chips.
  11. Variation: substitute challah for the sandwich bread.

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