Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Just Remember the Cranberry Sauce!!!

Jellied Cranberry Sauce is a must on our Thanksgiving Dinner table, just like Gravy!!!  A dish of the wiggly sauce will also accompany the Hot Turkey Sandwiches that we will enjoy on Friday!  Yummy!   :)  Oh, definitely, there will be moments when our fridge door will open and a "small" slice of moisty roasted turkey will be enjoyed as a snack, just because ...

However, it is customary on the second day after Thanksgiving, we will dine on Turkey a la King for our main meal.  Small bits of turkey along with carrots and peas in a creamy milk sauce placed over toasted oatmeal bread.  It's a much easier version of Turkey Pot Pie.  Is it easy?  You might ask.  Oh, it's very simple to prepare.  And also quick!  Just remember the Cranberry Sauce!!!  

Turkey a la King
Serves 2 - 3 Adults

1/4 cup Margarine/Butter, melted (I use unsalted.)
1/3 Cup Flour
1 Cup Chicken Broth (I use College Inn low fat, less salt.)
1 Cup Milk
1 Cup Turkey chunks (cooked), more if desired
2 Cups Cooked Carrots and Peas
Toasted Bread

  1. Melt Margarine/Butter in skillet.
  2. Remove skillet from Medium heat and slowly stir in Flour. 
  3. Return to heat and slowly add in Chicken Broth and Milk while slowly stirring constantly.
  4. Continue stirring over heat until sauce is thick and bubbly.
  5.  Add Turkey chunks. 
  6.  Add in cooked vegetables.
  7. Stir and heat mixture.
  8. Serve over toasted Bread. 
Happy Thanksgiving!!!


Carol said...

Happy Thanksgiving! Definitely won't forget the cranberries here at our house! Your Turkey a la King sounds delicious!

Rita said...

That is what brings the turkey up to another level; the leftovers. And like you aaid; sneaking a little bite when we are in the fridge; good old fashion recipes are the best. Happy Thanksgiving!

Barbara Bakes said...

I love cranberry jelly spread in a turkey sandwich too. Great way to use leftover turkey. I bet it would be great over potatoes or rice too.

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! Enjoy your day...I know you will make some wonderful dishes to serve! Our menu will be simple...but good! Hugs! Diane ♥♥♥

Stacey said...

We definitely had our jellied cranberry sauce today. We love it. :) Happy Thanksgiving.

Cathy said...

I like the leftovers as much as I enjoy the big dinner. And cranberry sauce is a must on that turkey sandwich the next day.