Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Stir-Fry Recipe

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I work for a priest, Fr. Leo, who loves to cook and shared this recipe with me. Perfect for the day after Thanksgiving, the dish encompasses the holiday spirit, while adding a twist.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cut fresh green beans
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon peanut or canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cashews
  • Minced fresh cilantro, optional
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without rice) equals 320 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 730 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute beans and onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, salt and pepper; pour over bean mixture. Add turkey; simmer, uncovered, for 4-6 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cashews and, if desired, cilantro. Serve with rice. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Stir-Fry in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2011, p124

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups (calculated without rice) equals 320 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 730 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 36 g protein.

This recipe pairs well with a medium white wine.

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