Leftovers: Turkey and Swiss Melt w/ Green Beans and Deviled Eggs

December 26, 2019 at 6:38 PM | Posted in Healthy Life Whole Grain Breads, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, leftovers | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu – Leftovers: Turkey and Swiss Melt w/ Green Beans and Deviled Eggs

 

 

For Breakfast this Morning I prepared a packet of Pioneer Peppered White Gravy, toasted 2 slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread, heated 2 Johnsonville Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links, and a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Another warm Winter Day out today. Partly Sunny and 63 degrees! Not too bad for this time of year. Spent most of the day helping Mom take down and store the Christmas Decorations. Later grabbed a broom and the leaf blower and swept the driveway off and the deck. For Dinner tonight its Leftovers: Turkey and Swiss Melt w/ Green Beans and Deviled Eggs.

 

 

I used the leftovers from Christmas Dinner for Dinner tonight. For the Turkey and Cheddar I had already sliced the Leftover Turkey and for the Cheese I used a slice of Boar’s Head Swiss Cheese. To prepare it I used a small skillet that I sprayed with Pam Non Stick Spray and added a 1/2 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil. Heated it on medium. Added my sliced Turkey, flipping it over several times. Then as it was finishing I added a slice of the Swiss and continued cooking for about 2 minutes. Served it on a Healthy Life Wheat Hamburger Bun. I’ve switched back to using Healthy Life Buns. We can no longer purchase or find Aunt Millie’s Reduced Calorie Buns anywhere. The Healthy Life Buns are only 80 calories and 15 carbs per bun. Anyway, I love these leftovers it made one delicious Sandwich!

 

 


I also heated up the Leftover Green Beans. Mom had opened up a Mason Jar of our Canned Green Beans. Just as delicious as the first time around! Then I had a couple of Deviled Eggs. Leftovers make one delicious Dinner! For Dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding topped with a dab of Cool Whip Light.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Roast Turkey………..

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Jennie – O Recipe of the Week – Moroccan Turkey Wrap

June 30, 2017 at 5:14 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | 1 Comment
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This week’s Jennie – O Recipe of the Week is a Moroccan Turkey Wrap. This one uses the JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast along with cucumbers, Greek yogurt, couscous, all in a whole grain tortilla wrap! You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes at the Jennie – O website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

Moroccan Turkey Wrap

Who doesn’t love a nutritious wrap for lunch? This recipe has Moroccan origins and comes loaded with unexpected zing! Highlights include refreshing cucumbers, Greek yogurt, couscous, and of course JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast. It just might be your new go-to lunchbox favorite!

INGREDIENTS

1 cup plain Greek yogurt
½ English cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeded and finely diced
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, from one lemon
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1¼ teaspoons Kosher salt, divided
¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic minced
1.25 pounds JENNIE-O® Turkey Breast, cooked and shredded
¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
10 whole grain tortillas
10 romaine lettuce leaves
20 ounces couscous, prepared
tomatoes, chopped, if desired
cucumber slices, if desired

DIRECTIONS

1) In small bowl, combine yogurt, cucumber, lemon juice, dill, ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper; mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve
2) In skillet, heat oil on medium-high heat. Add garlic, shredded turkey breast, cilantro, allspice, cumin, 1 teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Heat until mixture is heated through.
3) On tortillas, add lettuce, couscous, turkey mixture, tomatoes and cucumbers, if desired. Top with yogurt sauce. Fold tortilla.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories280
Protein23g
Carbohydrates32g
Fiber3g
Sugars3g
Fat6g
Cholesterol45mg
Sodium640mg
Saturated Fat1.5g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1170-moroccan-turkey-wrap

Holiday Turkey Gumbo

December 7, 2016 at 5:51 PM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Leftovers – Holiday Turkey Gumbo

 

 
For Breakfast this morning I toasted two slices of Healthy Life Whole Grain Bread, prepared a packet of Pioneer Peppered White Gravy, and fried 2 Eckrich Smoked Turkey sausage Links. Also had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Cold morning out there today, 27 degrees and a cold wind blowing. For the day it mostly cloudy and in the low 40’s. After I had my Breakfast I headed up to McDonald’s to pick Breakfast up for Mom and Dad. I didn’t do a whole lot today. Spent most of the afternoon with a heating pad on my back. From time to time my back gives me problems from being in sitting position so much in my Hoveround or the Wheelchair. Hopefully better tomorrow! Anyway for Dinner tonight it was all leftovers. I had some of the Holiday Turkey Gumbo in the freezer.

 

 

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I had the Gumbo in the freezer so I sat the container in the fridge overnight to thaw. To reheat it; I used a small sauce pan , that I sprayed with Pam Cooking Spray. I turned it on medium heat, stirring often, and heated until everything was heated through. i didn’t want the heat to get too hot, that would break the Roux down. The Roux, Rice, Turkey, and Sausage Turkey all heated up perfect! Added a couple of shakes of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce. I also had a half loaf of Multigrain Bread that baked. I’ve left the original post below, it has the full recipe with it. For dessert tonight a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

For Dinner tonight I prepared a recipe based from a Zatarain’s Recipe I received in an email the other day, Holidayturky-and-sauage-gumbo-001 Turkey Gumbo. I’ve left the original recipe at the end of the post. Mine differs in that I just used the Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice without adding additional ingredients. I’ve made the Gumbo Mix with Rice many times but usually I use Shrimp and Turkey Sausage. This time I’m substituting the Shrimp with leftover Jennie – O Turkey Breast. To prepare the dish I’ll need; 1 – Box of Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice, Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage (I cooked this up ahead of time and sliced it into smaller pieces), leftover Jennie – O Turkey Breast (pulled and sliced), and Frank’s Red Hot Sauce.

 

 
I used a box of Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice for the Gumbo base. It’s very easy to prepare, takes about 25-30 turky-and-sauage-gumbo-002minutes. I just boiled the stock that was in the packet, sliced Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage, and a few shakes of the Frank’s Red Hot Sauce for 15 minutes. Then I added the leftover Jennie – O Turkey Breast and simmered another 10 minutes. And the Gumbo is ready! It turned out fantastic! Nice flavor and plenty of Rice. The Butterball Turkey sausage and Jennie – O Turkey Breast worked great, made a nice hearty dinner. I just love leftovers!

 

 

 
Holiday Turkey Gumbo

After Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, using leftover turkey to make gumbo is a holiday tradition across Louisiana. Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice makes it easy to introduce this beloved tradition to your home. Recipe courtesy of Jenny Fallo.

IngredientsZatarain's Gumbo Mix with Rice

Serves: 9
Serving Size: 1 cup
1 pound smoked sausage, sliced 1/4-inch thick
Substitutions
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium bell pepper, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups turkey stock
Substitutions
1 package ZATARAIN’S® Gumbo Mix with Rice
1 bay leaf
1 cup chopped cooked turkey
1/4 cup chopped green onions

Directions

15 mins
Prep time
35 mins
Cook time
Brown sausage in Dutch oven or large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften.
Stir in stock, Rice Mix and bay leaf. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add turkey; cook 10 minutes longer or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with green onions before serving.
Cooking tip

For turkey stock, try this homemade recipe or use packaged stock: To make homemade turkey stock, add the leftover carcass from the turkey to large stockpot. Add 4 quarts of water, chopped onion, celery, carrots and garlic, bay leaf and fresh or dried parsley; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour. Strain stock. Use stock to prepare Holiday Turkey Gumbo. Any leftover stock can be frozen for later use.
http://www.mccormick.com/zatarains/recipes/main-dishes/holiday-turkey-gumbo

Holiday Turkey Gumbo

November 25, 2016 at 5:57 PM | Posted in Butterball Smoked Turkey Sausage, gumbo, Jennie-O Turkey Products, Zatarain's | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Holiday Turkey Gumbo

 

 
For Breakfast this morning I toasted a Healthy Life Whole Grain English Muffin and reheated a couple of slices of turky-and-sauage-gumbo-003the leftover Ham. Also the morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Not a lot going on today. It being Black Friday there was no way I was going around any shopping areas today! I did get out and go to the bank and stopped and got gas. Back home did a few things around the house. I’m having computer problems since yesterday morning. I can go to 2 or 3 sites or do a couple of functions and my computer becomes sluggish and sometimes freezes up, no solution yet I may have to call to have it looked at. I’m lost without my computer!! Anyway for Dinner tonight it was all leftovers. I prepared a Turkey Sandwich w/ Mashed Potatoes and Green Beans.

 
For Dinner tonight I prepared a recipe based from a Zatarain’s Recipe I received in an email the other day, Holiday turky-and-sauage-gumbo-001Turkey Gumbo. I’ve left the original recipe at the end of the post. Mine differs in that I just used the Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice without adding additional ingredients. I’ve made the Gumbo Mix with Rice many times but usually I use Shrimp and Turkey Sausage. This time I’m substituting the Shrimp with leftover Jennie – O Turkey Breast. To prepare the dish I’ll need; 1 – Box of Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice, Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage (I cooked this up ahead of time and sliced it into smaller pieces), leftover Jennie – O Turkey Breast (pulled and sliced), and Frank’s Red Hot Sauce.

 
I used a box of Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice for the Gumbo base. It’s very easy to prepare, takes about 25-30 turky-and-sauage-gumbo-002minutes. I just boiled the stock that was in the packet, sliced Butterball Hardwood Smoked Turkey Sausage, and a few shakes of the Frank’s Red Hot Sauce for 15 minutes. Then I added the leftover Jennie – O Turkey Breast and simmered another 10 minutes. And the Gumbo is ready! It turned out fantastic! Nice flavor and plenty of Rice. The Butterball Turkey sausage and Jennie – O Turkey Breast worked great, made a nice hearty dinner. I just love leftovers! For dessert later a Jello Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Pudding.

 

 

 

Holiday Turkey Gumbo

After Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, using leftover turkey to make gumbo is a holiday tradition across Louisiana. Zatarain’s Gumbo Mix with Rice makes it easy to introduce this beloved tradition to your home. Recipe courtesy of Jenny Fallo.

IngredientsZatarain's Gumbo Mix with Rice

Serves: 9
Serving Size: 1 cup
1 pound smoked sausage, sliced 1/4-inch thick
Substitutions
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium bell pepper, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups turkey stock
Substitutions
1 package ZATARAIN’S® Gumbo Mix with Rice
1 bay leaf
1 cup chopped cooked turkey
1/4 cup chopped green onions

Directions

15 mins
Prep time
35 mins
Cook time
Brown sausage in Dutch oven or large saucepan on medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic; cook and stir 3 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften.
Stir in stock, Rice Mix and bay leaf. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add turkey; cook 10 minutes longer or until rice is tender, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with green onions before serving.
Cooking tip

For turkey stock, try this homemade recipe or use packaged stock: To make homemade turkey stock, add the leftover carcass from the turkey to large stockpot. Add 4 quarts of water, chopped onion, celery, carrots and garlic, bay leaf and fresh or dried parsley; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour. Strain stock. Use stock to prepare Holiday Turkey Gumbo. Any leftover stock can be frozen for later use.
http://www.mccormick.com/zatarains/recipes/main-dishes/holiday-turkey-gumbo

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