HOW TO MAKE TURKEY

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Saturday, November 29, 2008

TURKEY HASH








TURKEY HASH ...another great turkey recipe to try ! Nice one !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1-lb of turkey burger
  • 1- box of frozen petite peas
  • 1- jar of mushrooms
  • 4-5 red potatoes (depending on size)
  • garlic powder
  • salt & pepper
  • flour 3-4 tablespoons
  • water 2-3 cups

INSTRUCTIONS
First brown turkey burger with spices. Don't be stingy with spices but don't go crazy. Cook meat so it's almost a little crispy, but not much.As burger is cooking, wash and slice red potatoes thinly.
Meanwhile, allow frozen peas defrost.Once the meat is cooked, add the flour and coat the turkey meat well. This will make a great gravy if you put in the flour now, but if you wait and put it in after adding water, it will be lumpy!

After that is done, add water. Next, add sliced potatoes as the cooked starch from the potatoes and the flour is what makes the gravy.This will take some time, so be patient. As the water turns to gravy, add the peas and mushrooms at the very end. You can adjust the amount of potatoes you use based on your families needs. The great turkey recipe is ready to serve...Enjoy the feasts !

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TURKEY SOUP

TURKEY SOUP....an amazing Turkey recipe to try.....great taste !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1-1/2 lbs diced, cooked turkey
  • 3 medium turnips, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium white onion chopped
  • 4 slices center cut bacon, diced
  • 1/4 lb pork sausage
  • 1 - 12 oz can Great Northern Beans
  • 1 - 12 oz can chicken broth (low sodium preferred)
  • 1 - tbsp dried Herbes De Provence (sage, thyme, rosemary)
  • 2 - tbsp olive oil (may need 1 to 2 tbs. more)
  • water

INSTRUCTIONS
In dutch oven or large heavy sauce pan, add olive oil, bacon and sausage and saute at medium heat until browned. Add turnips and onions and continue to saute until turnips are softened and onions are translucent. (You may need to add a drizzle of olive oil as the turnips will draw moisture)

After the turnips and onions are ready, stir in turkey, Great Northern Beans, and chicken broth as well as 24 oz. of water. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Add Herbes De Provence and stir. Continue to simmer at low heat, stirring occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes.
The Turkey recipe is ready to serve 8 persons....hmm...nice one !

turkey-burgers.

GROUND TURKEY ENCHILADAS

GROUND TURKEY ENCHILADAS ...another great turkey recipe to try ! Nice one !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 1/2 lbs ground turkey
  • 1 pkg frozen spinach - thawed and drained
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 pkg flour tortillas
  • 2 cups Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 8 oz. block cream cheese
  • ground cumin to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
Cook ground turkey in skillet until no longer pink over medium heat. Add drained spinach and 1 cup of salsa to turkey and cumin to taste (about 1 tsp). Cook about 5 minutes until all liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and add cream cheese. Mix until melted.

Lay flour tortilla flat and place 1/3 cup mix, roll and place in greased 13x9 inch pan with flat side up. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.Remove from oven and top with 1 cup salsa mixed with can of diced tomatoes and additional cumin to taste. Top with cheese. Return to oven for 5 minutes until cheese is melted.

Serve with refried beans and Mexican rice. Sour cream and guacamole are also great additions. The turkey recipe is ready for a great feast ...enjoy it !
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CROCKPOT TURKEY BREAST

CROCKPOT TURKEY BREAST ..another amazing turkey recipe to try ! Nice !

INGREDIENTS
  • turkey breast
  • 1 packet of onion soup mix
  • 1 can of cranberry sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
INSTRUCTIONS
Sprinkle salt and pepper (to taste) and the packet of onion soup mix on the top and bottom of turkey breast.Add cranberry sauce to top of turkey breast and cook in crockpot on low overnight (8 hours) or for three to four hours on high. The turkey recipe crockpot is ready to serve...enjoy the feast !
turkey-tenderloins.

TURKEY TAMALE PIE (DAY AFTER XMAS DINNER)

TURKEY TAMALE PIE (DAY AFTER XMAS DINNER) ...a nice turkey recipe...try it !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cups cooked turkey, cubed
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 14 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 4.5 oz can chopped green chilies
  • 3.5 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
INSTRUCTIONS
Heat oven to 375F. In a large skillet over medium high heat cook the onion and pepper in hot oil for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add turkey, chili powder, cumin, salt, and oregano. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, chilies, and corn. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 8 minutes. Meanwhile, combine potatoes and cheese until blended.

Spoon 1.5 cups into bottom of 11" by 7" baking dish, patting to form a bottom crust. Spoon in turkey mixture; top with remaining potatoes. Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. The turkey recipe of pie is ready to serves 6-8 great persons....hmmm..delicious ! Bon apetit !
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TURKEY SALAD WITH CRANBERRY DRESSING

TURKEY SALAD WITH CRANBERRY DRESSING ...a great turkey recipe to try !

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 bunch salad greens
  • 1 med. potato, cooked, peeled & cut into chunks
  • 1/2 c. mandarin orange sections
  • Radish slices
  • 2 c. cooked turkey or chicken
  • 1 c. sliced cucumber
  • 1 c. fresh mushrooms
CRANBERRY DRESSING:
  • 3/4 c. whole cranberry sauce
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon or nutmeg
  • 3/4 c. mayonnaise

INSTRUCTIONS
Line a large serving platter or bowl with desired salad greens. Arrange turkey or chicken with potato pieces, mandarin oranges, cucumber and mushrooms over greens.
Garnish salad with radish slices. To prepare dressing, place the cranberry sauce, mayonnaise and cinnamon or nutmeg in a blender container or food processor bowl. Cover and blend until dressing is smooth. Pass dressing with salad. The turkey recipe is ready to serve....great one !
Pumpkin-turkey-chili.

CHESTNUT TURKEY STUFFING

CHESTNUT TURKEY STUFFING ...a great Turkey recipe to try...a nice one !

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 lbs. chestnuts
  • 1 c. chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper
INSTRUCTIONS
Slit the chestnuts and bake or roast them for 20 minutes. Remove both skins and place them in a pan with the broth, using only just enough to cover them. Continue cooking the chestnuts until tender and almost dry, shaking to prevent burning.

Rub through a fine sieve, and add butter, salt, sugar and pepper. Some recipes also advise the addition of half a cupful of fresh bread crumbs and 1 beaten egg to bind the mixture.

The addition of the truffle or truffle peelings is a fancy variation to dress up this sauce when company's coming. The Turkey recipe is ready to serve.....
pumpkin-turkey-chili.

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