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Turkey Pot Roast

No recipe image available.For a change from the usual, try this turkey take on the classic pot-roast meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 pounds uncooked turkey parts (legs, breast, etc.)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1 cup chicken broth
3 potatoes, peeled and halved
6 carrots, peeled and thickly sliced
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water

Cooking Directions:

  1. Rinse turkey and pat dry. Place skin-side up in an oven-safe, non-stick kettle. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Bake in a preheated 450°F (230°C) oven for 25 minutes, or until browned; drain.
  3. Add chopped onion, crushed garlic cloves, basil, thyme, and chicken broth. Cover and simmer over low heat until the turkey is nearly tender, about 30 minutes.
  4. Add halved potatoes and thickly sliced carrots. Cover and cook until the vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Remove the turkey and vegetables to a platter and keep warm.
  5. Skim the juices and discard any fat. Mix cornstarch and cold water; stir into the simmering pan juices. Cook, stirring, until the sauce is thickened.

Makes 4 servings.