Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Left Over Turkey Recipes

By now, you’re tired of turkey.  But you can pull the remaining meat off the bones and freeze it for later.   Here are a couple of recipes for your leftover bird.

Creamed Turkey:

1/4 cup margarine
small onion, chopped
garlic to taste
1/3 cup flour
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 cups milk
2-3 cups of turkey pieces
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper

Melt margarine, add onion and garlic and sauté until tender.  Stir in flour until all butter is absorbed.   Add broth, milk, salt, pepper and turkey.   Cook until desired thickness.  Serve over toast, biscuits noodles or potatoes.

Turkey Pot Pie:

9” deep dish pie crust
1 small onion, chopped
1 can (15oz.) mixed veggies
2 cups cooked turkey (or chicken, or ham)
1 can cream of chicken soup (or mushroom if using ham)
1/2 cup milk
sage

Preheat oven to 350.  Drain veggies.  Mix veggies, meat, soup and milk and sage.  Pour into pie crust. Top with 2nd crust.  Poke hole in top to let out steam  Brush with egg.  Bake 30 minutes until golden brown.

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