How many ounces is a slice of turkey?


Quick Answer

One slice of turkey, on average, is equivalent to about 1 ounce of meat. This number may vary slightly depending on the thickness of the slice. Deli counters, at patrons' requests, slice meat extra thin (shaved) or thick.

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It is recommended that 3 to 4 ounces of turkey be used in the making of a sandwich. Assuming 1 ounce slices, this is 3 or 4 slices of turkey. There are about 29 calories in a single 1 ounce slice of turkey. This means there are an estimated 87 to 116 calories of turkey in a single sandwich, not counting the bread, vegetables or condiments.

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