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Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Stir-Fry

 Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Stir-Fry
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.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • In a large skillet, saute beans and onion in oil until tender. Add
  • garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 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.

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Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey Stir-Fry (continued)

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.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer