Have Leftover Turkey?


Turkey a la King

By The Gourmet Farm Girl

2 cups leftover turkey cut into pieces
2 cups chicken broth
1 bay leaf
½ cup dry white wine
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 Tablespoons butter
2 cups chopped or sliced mushrooms
½ small white onion chopped
1 cup frozen peas
3 Tablespoons chopped pimentos or chopped red bell pepper
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
4 Tablespoons cold water
½ cup milk or half and half
Pinch of cayenne
Pinch of sweet paprika
Salt and pepper to taste
Chopped fresh parsley or dried parsley

In a deep skillet melt the oil and butter; add the onions and mushrooms cook for 5-7 minutes till tender. Stir in the chicken broth, wine and bay leaf; simmer for 8-10 minutes on low heat.
Mix the cornstarch into the cold milk or half and half and set aside.
Stir in peas, pimentos or peppers, add cayenne and paprika;  simmer for 1-2 minutes till heated through; gently stir in the milk mixture to thicken; salt and pepper to taste.

Garnish with chopped parsley

Serve over baked biscuits, noodles or mashed potatoes.

Serves 4-6