Turkey Marco Polo

Culinary Setting
Deli Turkey


8 oz Burgundy

2 tbsp turkey or chicken base

2 bay leaves

1 tbsp dried thyme

1-1/2 tbsp dried tarragon

1 tsp garlic, minced

2 qt heavy cream

1/2 c cornstarch

5 lbs broccoli spears, cooked and drained

1 5-lb HICKORY SMOKED BONELESS TURKEY BREAST, sliced 1/8 inch thick

1-1/4 c dried bread crumbs

1 Bunch fresh thyme sprigs


Marco Polo Sauce

Over medium heat, mix together Burgundy, poultry base, herbs and garlic. Cook and reduce to a syrup.

Add cream and continue to heat, almost to a boil.

Mix cornstarch with water to make a slurry. Mix into cream sauce and allow to thicken.

Hold for service.

Assembly and Finish

Wrap 2 broccoli spears in one slice of smoked turkey. Nap rolls with Marco Polo sauce and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon dried bread crumbs.

Heat in a 400 degree F. oven until heated throughout.

Serve 2 turkey rolls with 3 ounces of Marco Polo sauce for each portion.

Serve with garlic mashed potatoes. Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 530

Calories from Fat 340

Total Fat 38 g

% Daily Total Fat 58

Saturated Fat 22 g

% Daily Saturated Fat 110

Cholesterol 180 g

% Daily Cholesterol 60

Sodium 1980 mg

% Daily Sodium 83

Total Carbohydrates 23 g

% Daily Total Carbohydrates 8

Dietary Fiber 4 g

% Daily Dietary Fiber 16

Sugars 4 g

Protein 29 g

% Daily Protein 70

% Daily Vitamin C 120

% Daily Calcium 15

% Daily Iron 15