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Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry Recipe
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Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry Recipe

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"Mild turkey picks up delightful flavor in this colorful stir-fry," says Darlene Kennedy of Plymouth, Ohio. "My husband, who never cared for asparagus, enjoys it in this entree."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound uncooked boneless turkey breast, cut into strips
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • Hot cooked white or brown rice
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into wedges

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 148 calories, 1g fat (0g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 355mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 22g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 3 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add turkey; stir-fry until no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add next six ingredients to pan; stir-fry until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Combine water, soy sauce and cornstarch; add to skillet with water chestnuts. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Return turkey to skillet and heat through. Serve with rice and tomato wedges. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Asparagus Stir-Fry in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p17

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer


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pastiepie 227216
Reviewed May. 31, 2015

"One of our favorites :)"

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redhen1970 17037
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2014

"This was wonderful, very flavorful. Thank you!"

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