Cooking turkey legs is easy with this tasty turkey legs recipe. Turkey is not just for Thanksgiving. You’ll enjoy the rich savory flavors of the turkey after being simmered for a few hours with wine, seasonings, and vegetables. Enjoy this dish any day of the year!
Wine Pairing: A full bodied Chardonnay will go well with the hearty flavors of these turkey legs. We love Bernardus Chardonnay The enticing flavors of lemon and pear and the long creamy finish of this wine make it the perfect wine to pair with this dish. A rich treat! Another wonderful Chardonnays to choose from would be Harney Lane Chardonnay. This is a unique well balanced wine from Lodi. Any of these wines would be great!
Ingredients to Turkey Legs:
2 turkey legs with thighs
1/4 cup margarine
1 clove minced garlic
1 large onion, sliced and separated into rings
1 1/2 cups sliced celery
1 1/2 cups sliced carrots
1/2 cup chicken broth
1/2 cup dry white wine
salt and pepper (to taste)
1 tablespoon flour
Instructions for cooking Turkey Legs:
1. Brown turkey with margarine in a frying pan.
2. Add garlic, onion, celery, and carrots. Saute until soft.
3. Add chicken broth, wine, seasoned salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil. Then cover, reduce the heat, and simmer gently for 2 hours.
4. Remove turkey and vegetables from pan. Place 1/2 cup of the sauce in a small bowl and add the flour. Stir to make a smooth paste.
5. Over high heat reduce the sauce in the pan by 1/2.
6. Blend in flour mixture. Cook until sauce is thickened, stirring constantly.
7. Pour sauce over the turkey and serve.
Chocolate Caramel Fondue
1 can 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1 12 ounce jar caramel topping
3 ounces unsweetened chocolate
1. Cut chocolate into small pieces.
2. Melt chocolate and condensed milk in the microwave. Stir in the caramel topping.
3. If mixture is too thick, add whole milk until the mixture is the desired thickness.
4. Pour into a fondue pot. Surround with items to dip into the fondue. Have wooden skewers or fondue forks on hand.
Possible fondue dippers: kiwi, strawberries, grapes, marshmallows, sponge cake, angel food cake, pretzels, cherries, potato chips, bananas, cookies.
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