Friday, 6 August 2010

Hot Turkey Salad from Loseley



If you’re bored with the usual Christmas turkey leftover staples of sandwiches and rissoles, this light, easy recipe will refresh your taste buds in minutes. Hot Turkey Salad combines the cooked meat with succulent smoky bacon, juicy mushrooms, healthy spinach and delicious Loseley Summer Meadow Butter in a dish that can be eaten as a satisfying main course or, by halving the quantities, a moreish starter or stylish supper. Leftover turkey need never be lacklustre again!



Hot Turkey Salad Recipe

10 minutes preparation time
15-20 minutes cooking time
305 Kcal per portion
16.6g fat per portion
7.5g sat fat
Serves 4

Ingredients

Loseley Summer Meadow Butter 25g (1oz)
Onion 1, peeled and cut into thin wedges
Button Mushrooms 110g (40z)
Smoked streaky bacon 6 rashers
Cooked turkey 250g (12oz), diced
Red wine vinegar 2tbsp
Sherry 3 tbsp
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Water or baby spinach leaves 75g-150g packet

Method

1. Heat the butter in a frying pan and fry the onion for 3-4 minutes until it starts to soften. Add the mushrooms and cook for a further 3-4 minutes until they start to crisp. Remove from the pan and set aside.


2. Cut the bacon rashers in half and roll them up. Add the bacon rolls to the pan and cook for a further 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in the vinegar, sherry and seasoning, then return the onion and mushrooms to the pan.


3. Arrange the spinach leaves on individual plates and spoon the turkey mixture on top/ Spoon over the juices from the pan to warm the leaves slightly and serve immediately.


Cooks Tip If you like wilted leaves, stir the spinach into the hot pan with the turkey mixture just before serving.


Loseley Summer Meadow Butter is packed in a 250 gram tub and costs £1.19p.Loseley Chilled Foods are available from the chilled cabinet of local independent grocers, Morrisons, Waitrose and now Iceland.


Visit http://www.loseley.com/ for more information.




PS While you are waiting for the nights to draw in and the turkey to be fattening, you can still enjoy the creamy fresh taste of Loseley while you are waiting. As I did this lunchtime.


Bon Appetit!

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