Party Turkey

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Party Turkey


  • 600 grams turkey steaks
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 1 onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 1 leeks (white part only, save the rest to make soup)
  • 3 carrots
  • 25 grams olive oil
  • salt (to taste)
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 200 grams potato sticks
  • 800 grams milk
  • 70 grams wholemeal flour
  • 30 grams oil
  • 1/2 lemon
  • salt (to taste)
  • nutmeg
  • pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Azores island cheese
  • 50 grams bread (preferably whole wheat)
  • 2 garlic cloves


  1. 1Dice the steaks in small cubes and season with salt, pepper and thyme.
  2. 2Chop the onion and garlic, grate the carrots and cut the leek into thin slices.
  3. 3Sauté with olive oil.
  4. 4Add the turkey and cook on low heat until the meat is soft and tender.
  5. 5Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  6. 6Prepare the Béchamel sauce:
  7. 7Heat the oil and add the flour.
  8. 8Stir well until the flour is cooked.
  9. 9Gradually add the preheated milk slowly, stirring constantly to avoid lumps forming.
  10. 10Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  11. 11(If eventually the sauce becomes lumpy, mash with the magic wand and go into the strainer)
  12. 12Place the stuffed turkey in a refractory tray and add the potato sticks, this trick will result in less fat.
  13. 13Add a cup of béchamel sauce and mix well.
  14. 14After smoothing the surface, spread the remaining béchamel sauce.
  15. 15Grind the ingredients for the coating and spread to cover the top.
  16. 16Brown in the oven for 20 minutes or until the bread is golden.
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