Recipe : Provencal Turkey

Head to the land of sunshine: Provence! This small region in the south of France is THE destination for Mediterranean-style aperitifs! A few olives, a glass of rosé, and let's go for the menu of the day: turkey à la provençale !


(For 3 people)

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How to do the Provencal Turkey ?

1-Peel the carrots and cut them in slices Peel and slice the onion and shallot. Cut in two the garlic previously peeled. (without the germ)

2-Prepare your turkey leg (without the skin), add salt and pepper on each side.
In a casserole, sprinkle a little olive oil and brown the bird on each side. When it is well browned, fry the onion, shallot and carrot slices until golden brown.

3-When all the filling is pre-cooked, add the olives and crushed tomatoes and the vegetable cube stock with a little water. Add the herbs of Provence.

4-Put the leg back into the sauce and simmer covered on a low heat for 35 minutes, turning the leg from time to time.

Serve these turkey legs with seasonal vegetables, tagliatelle, or basmati rice.

Et voilà, c'est prêt! Bon appétit!

Tips :
 For extra flavor, you can add mustard, smoked lardons, or white wine just before adding the olives and tomatoes to the dish!

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