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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 3 Tablespoon
  Dry breadcrumbs 2 1⁄2 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Semi skimmed milk 6 Fluid Ounce
  Plain low fat yogurt 4 Fluid Ounce (12.5 Centiliter)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 4 Tablespoon
  Courgette 1 , julienned
  Chopped fresh basil/1 teaspoon dried marjoram 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Yellow squash 1 , julienned
  Sweet red pepper 1 , julienned
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1) Take a small bowl and mix together onion and 3 tablespoons of oil in it.
2) Using a plastic film, cover the bowl lightly and then microwave for about 3 minutes on high until the onions are lucid.
3) Allow the onions to cool after taking off the film.
4) In a food processor, mince the turkey and then stir in breadcrumbs, milk and yoghurt.
5) Mix in onion, cheese, 1 tablespoon of the basil or 1/2 teaspoon of the marjoram, and some pepper.
6) Allow the ingredients to be combined by operating the processor in short bursts.
7) Take a round dish having 25 cm (10 inches) in diameter and press the turkey mixture surrounding the edges of it, making a hollow ring at the centre with a 10 cm (4 inch) diameter.
8) Using a plastic film cover the dish tightly, allowing the steam to escape by leaving a corner opening.
9) Heat the mixture in microwave for 6 minutes on high, turning the dish by a quarter every 2 minutes and then keep aside, when done.

10) In a bowl, mix together courgette, squash and red pepper, remaining oil, remaining basil or marjoram, garlic and seasonings.
11) Microwave this mixture on high for 4 minutes after covering the bowl with a plastic film, stirring once half way through the cooking time.
12) In a thin band around the outside of the turkey ring, place some of the vegetable mixture and pile up the rest of the vegetables in the centre.

13) Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
13 Minutes
Ready In: 
43 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 525 Calories from Fat 232

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.3%

Saturated Fat 6 g30.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 88.7 mg29.6%

Sodium 567.2 mg23.6%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.2%

Sugars 13.3 g

Protein 41 g81.5%

Vitamin A 31.5% Vitamin C 89.4%

Calcium 29.8% Iron 16.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkey Ring Recipe