Pinterest Follow Button
Family Favorite Recipes Family Favorites
Mr Espresso
like us on Facebook

Turkey Cabernet

No recipe image available.Economical turkey legs (drumsticks) braised in herbs, broth and red wine, boned and served in a wine sauce with sliced carrots.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 turkey legs
1 cup red wine
1 cup chicken broth
1 garlic clove, chopped
2 onions, chopped
1 bay leaf
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 cup cold water

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a soup kettle over medium heat, add turkey legs, red wine, broth, chopped garlic clove, chopped onions, bay leaf, and thyme. Bring to a boil then reduce to medium-low heat. Cover and simmer until the turkey is tender, about 2 hours. Remove from stove. Take out turkey legs and allow to cool on plate about 20 minutes or cool enough to handle. Cut meat off bone and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, skim off any fat from cooking liquid and return to stove. Add peeled and sliced carrots and cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat; add turkey to mixture.
  3. In a small bowl mix together cornstarch and cold water, mixing well. Stir into turkey mixture and return to stove and cook until thickened.

Makes 4 servings.