Turkey Fricassee with Tarragon Carrots
Added by British Carrots | Fri 20 Nov 2009 @ 14:04
If there’s one ingredient you shouldn’t be without this festive season, it’s the humble carrot. Loved and adored by children, adults and Rudolph the red nosed reindeer alike, this tasty vegetable won’t go to waste or break the bank.
Preparation: 10mins Cooking: 15mins Serves 4
Per serving: 324 calories, 14.2g fat, 4.3g saturates, 7.6g sugars, 0.27g salt
30ml/2tbsp vegetable oil
2 leeks, cleaned and sliced
350g/12oz baby carrots
450g/1lb left over cold turkey, broken into bite sized pieces
30ml/2tbsp chopped fresh tarragon or 10ml/2tsp freeze dried
100ml/4floz dry white wine
300ml/1/2pt leftover turkey gravy
60ml/4tbsp half fat crème fraiche
salt and freshly ground black pepper
chopped fresh tarragon to garnish, if liked
rice to serve
1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the leeks and carrots and sauté for 4mins. Add the turkey, tarragon, wine and gravy and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 6mins.
2. Remove the lid, and simmer for a further 5mins. Stir in the crème fraiche and season to taste. Remove from the heat. Spoon into a serving dish, scatter over the parsley and serve with rice.