Braised Turkey Cordon Bleu Drummy



6 1/2-3/4 lb TURKEY LEGS

6 oz prosciutto, sliced paper thin

4 oz baby Swiss, sliced paper thin

To Taste salt and pepper

4 oz onions, chopped

2 oz celery, chopped

2 oz carrots, chopped

4 oz dry red wine

2 oz flour

8 oz fresh seasonal vegetables

2 tbsp tomato paste

4 c demi glaze

2 qt TURKEY STOCK, reduced

2 bay leaves



Pull the skin of the turkey leg back toward the larger end.

Wrap the sliced prosciutto and Swiss cheese around the leg.

Return the skin back around the leg covering the ham and cheese, season with salt and pepper.

In a heavy braising pan, sear the turkey legs on all sides.

Caramelize the onions, celery and carrots.

Deglaze with red wine.

Sift in flour.

Add fresh vegetables.

Add remaining ingredients.

Bring to a gentle boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for three hours.

Serve with smoked cavatappi and braised vegetables.


Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 1220

Calories from Fat 460

Total Fat 52 g

% Daily Total Fat 80

Saturated Fat 17 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 85

Cholesterol 405 g

% Daily Cholesterol 135

Sodium 6740 mg

% Daily Sodium 281

Total Carbohydrates 56 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 19

Dietary Fiber 3 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 12

Sugars 5 g

Protein 124 g

% Daily Protein 45

% Daily Vitamin C 40

% Daily Calcium 30

% Daily Iron 60