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Turkey Tourtiere Bundles

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A savory mixture of ground turkey, granny smith apple, and turkey sausage wrapped in a blanket of Phyllo Pastry and then baked until golden. This updated, lighter version of a French Canadian Christmas classic can be made ahead and frozen. Perfect for holiday entertaining and oh so delicious
Ingredients
  Lean ground turkey 1 Pound
  Turkey sausages 6 Pound (12 Turkey Sausage, 1/2 Pound Each)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Granny smith apple 1 Medium, peeled, cored, diced
  Garlic cloves 3 Medium, minced
  Ground cinnamon 1 Tablespoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs) (No Salt Added)
  Potatoes 3 Medium, boiled, mashed
  Philadelphia cream cheese light 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Chive And Onion Flavor)
  Phyllo pastry sheets 10
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 375 degree F.

MAKING
2. Brown the ground turkey and turkey sausage over medium high heat in a nonstick Dutch oven that has been prepared with cooking spray.
3. When turkey is cooked through, add the apple, onion, and spices and stir well.
4. Pour the chicken broth over all, turn to high, and bring to the boil.
5. Turn heat to medium and let the turkey mixture continue to boil until the liquid is almost completely evaporated.
6. Stir in the mashed potatoes and the cream cheese and set aside to cool.
7. Lay 1 phyllo sheet on a work surface (keep remaining phyllo covered with a damp towel).
8. Lightly brush sheet with melted butter.
9. Top with 1 sheet, brush with butter.
10. Repeat with remaining 3 sheets, leaving top unbuttered.
11. Cut phyllo stack into 6, 5 1/2 by 6 inch pieces.
12. Nestle each into a cup of a standard muffin pan.
13. Spoon 2 tbsp of the tourtiere mixture into each.
14. Fold top over envelope style bringing the corners to the centre and brush with butter to seal.
15. The tourtieres bundles can be frozen at this point for up to one month or covered and refrigerated until ready to bake.
16. Bake in a pre-heated 375 oven for 14-16 minutes.
17. If baking from frozen, add 2 minutes to the cooking time.

SERVING
18. Take out and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Restriction: 
High Protein
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
10
These Turkey Tourtiere Bundles are simple amazing. A savory mixture of ground turkey, granny smith apple, and turkey sausage wrapped in a blanket of Phyllo Pastry and then baked until golden. You can even make these in in advance and refrigerate. Watch this video for this healthy version of tourtiere.

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