Quast Turkey Farm's produce is a healthy recipe alternative.
Turkey is such a versatile and healthy alternative, that it can be used in a range of creative meals limited only by your imagination. We have shared some of our favourite recipes here for you to try.
Spaghetti Bolognaise with Premium Turkey Mince
- 750g-1kg prime turkey mince
- 1 large onion
- 2-3 cloves of garlic
- ¼ cup (or a good dollop) of red wine
- 1 teaspoon raw sugar
- 810g tin crushed tomatoes
(or 6 fresh tomatoes chopped)
- 550g jar tomato pasta sauce
- 150g tomato paste
- 1-2 teaspoons of Bolognaise herbs –
to your taste
- Cook the finely chopped onion until soft and pale golden in colour. Add the minced garlic.
- Cook the premium turkey mince until well browned - drain off any liquid from the pan as it cooks, we want it to fry.
- Add the red wine and sugar, then the crushed tomato, tomato sauce, tomato paste and bolognaise herbs and stir to combine.
- When the mixture begins to boil, lower heat to simmer and leave until the sauce is reduced to a thickness of your liking.
- Serve with your spaghetti of choice and either grated or shaved parmesan cheese.
Aunty Meg’s Turkey Pie
- 600g turkey cut into 2cm cubes
- 1 onion diced
- 1 carrot diced
- 1 zucchini diced
- 1 pkt cream of chicken soup
- 50g butter
- Puff pastry
- Grease pie dish and line with puff pastry
- Pre-heat oven to 160 degrees C (fan forced)
- Melt butter in a pan.
- Add onion, cook until soft.
- Add turkey and cook until brown.
- Add carrot and zucchini and cook for 2 mins.
- Add soup mix and water and stir until combined and thickened (approx 1 min).
- Remove from heat and put mixture in the pie dish and cover with a puff pastry lid. Brush with milk (lightly) and cook for 40-45 mins until brown.
Turkey Tenderloins with Crunchy Topping
- 1 kg turkey tenderloins (fillets)
- 2 cups breadcrumbs (at least)
- 1 onion
- 80-100g butter
- herbs of choice
- Heat oven to 160-170 degrees Celcius without fan.
- Place the tenderloins in a casserole/baking dish.
- In a food processor, blend breadcrumbs and then the onion.
- Melt the butter over low heat – mix together breadcrumbs, onion, butter and herbs.
- Place on top of fillets to cover completely.
- Bake until topping is lightly browned.