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Turkey Drumstick Dinner

 Turkey Drumstick Dinner
I discovered this recipe a long time ago and love it since it uses tasty economical turkey drumsticks. Our family and friends enjoy this savory meat and potatoes meal. The flavorful sauce turns plain drumsticks into a feast. -Alice Balliet, Kane, Pennsylvania
4 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 2-1/4 hours


  • 4 turkey drumsticks (12 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 3 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 large potatoes, peeled, quartered and cooked
  • 2 medium zucchini, cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Chopped fresh parsley


  • Preheat oven to 325°. In a Dutch oven, brown drumsticks in
  • batches in oil and butter over medium heat; remove from pan. Add
  • tomatoes, onion, bouillon and seasonings; increase heat to
  • medium-high. Cook, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Return
  • turkey to pan, turning to coat with sauce.
  • Cover and bake in oven 2 hours, basting with cooking liquid once or
  • twice. Add potatoes and zucchini. Cover and bake 15-20 minutes or
  • until turkey and zucchini are tender. Remove drumsticks and
  • vegetables to a serving dish and keep warm.
  • Combine the cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into tomato

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Turkey Drumstick Dinner (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until
  • thickened. Spoon over drumsticks and vegetables. Top with parsley.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 each equals 887 calories, 31 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 180 mg cholesterol, 1,684 mg sodium, 85 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 67 g protein.