The Flavor of Comfort
Turkey and comfort food go together like mashed potatoes and gravy. Or does turkey go together with mashed potatoes and gravy? Either way, if you’re looking to whip up some delicious comfort food – or “nourishment of the body and soul,” as the Barefoot Contessa puts it – look no further than turkey!
Right now, people all over the world are adjusting their weekly schedules, and we know that shaking things up can feel a little uncomfortable. No matter what your new routine looks like, carving out some time to share a good meal and reconnect with the people around your table can reestablish a sense of stability.
What’s more comforting than whipping out that trusty crock pot? NTF’s Slow Cooker Turkey Meatloaf is the perfect recipe to let sit and forget, however, we can’t guarantee that the aroma won’t reach the home office. Serve it up at dinnertime with some greens and potatoes – or any favorite side dish – and the whole family will be loosening their belts by dessert!
If you’re feeling stir crazy, turn meal prep in the kitchen into fun for the whole family with these Turkey Mac ‘n Cheese Bread Bowls. Kids can pitch in by helping scoop out the edible bowls and adding their toppings of choice. Not to mention, adding ground turkey to a family favorite is a great way to keep things fresh yet familiar.
As grocery stores experience higher-than-usual demand, now is the time to finally put those pantry essentials to use. Non-perishables such as tomato sauce, frozen veggies and pasta noodles come in handy when preparing Ground Turkey and Vegetable Lasagna. Reheat leftovers for lunches the next day or freeze and save for later. That is, if there are any!
As Americans make necessary changes in their day-to-day lives, this is a great opportunity to explore the many ways turkey can provide delicious, wholesome nourishment. Be sure to let us know what turkey recipes are bringing your followers comfort. Don’t forget to tag @ServeTurkey and use #TryTurkey!