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Turkey Ring

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  Turkey breast meat 1 Pound, cut into 2 inch cubes
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Virgin olive oil 10 Teaspoon (3 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Dry bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Low fat milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Plain low fat yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped fresh basil/1 teaspoon dried marjoram 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Zucchini 1 , julienned
  Yellow summer squash 1 , julienned
  Red pepper 1 , julienned
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. In a small bowl stir the onion in 3 tablespoons of oil.
2. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes, to soften the onion.
3. Uncover the bowl and allow the onion to cool.
4. In a food processor or blender, grind the turkey and then mix in the bread crumbs, milk and yogurt. Pulse to combine.
5. To this mixture, add the cooked onion, cheese, 1 tablespoon of the basil or 1/2 teaspoon of the marjoram, and some pepper.
6. Pulse twice for 5-10 seconds to combine the ingredients.
7. Empty the mixture into a round 10inch microwavable dish.
8. With your hand, spread and press the mixture in the dish, forming a ring with a 4-inch hollow in the center.
9. Cover the dish with plastic wrap and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes, turning the dish a quarter turn every two minutes.
10. Allow the turkey ring to cool while you cook the vegetables.

11. In a microwave proof bowl, toss the zucchini, squash and pepper with the oil, basil or marjoram, garlic, and seasonings.
12. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes, stirring once after 2 minutes of cooking.

13. Carefully unmold the turkey ring onto a serving platter.
14. Fill the center of the turkey ring with half the vegetable mixture, spreading the other half around outer rim of the ring.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 653 Calories from Fat 239

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.6%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 83.1 mg27.7%

Sodium 454.1 mg18.9%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 17.5 g70.1%

Sugars 38.7 g

Protein 50 g100.7%

Vitamin A 85.9% Vitamin C 479.7%

Calcium 46.6% Iron 41.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkey Ring Recipe