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Rolled roast turkey breast filled with frankfurter and mushrooms  Our original home cooking

This turkey roll is very tender, ideal for your family daily menu or a celebration menu. What about in Baptism or Holy Comunion menu? Both kids and adults like it. You will need: turkey breast, frankfurter, white mushrooms in oil, onion, chives, white wine and olive oil.

stuffed turkey roll, the ingredients  of the filling are frankfurter and white mushrooms in oil
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Turkey roll filled with frankfurter and mushrooms in oil

Ingredients / Serves 8

  • 1kg (2.2 pounds) turkey breast in a large slice
  • 90g (3 1/4 ounces) frankfurter
  • 40g (1 1/2 ounce) white mushroom also known as champignons, in oil
  • Little bunch of fresh chives
  • 100g (3 1/2 ounces) fresh young onions, chopped
  • 500 ml (1 pint - 2cups) white wine
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Time:
    preparation: 15 minutes
    cooking: about 60 minutes
    total: 1 h 15 minutes
  • Difficulty:
    medium difficulty
  • How many calories in a serving?
    Calories: 211 (kcal) 11 % GDA (*)- 882 (kJ)
    Protein: 31.8 (g) 64 % GDA
    Total fat: 8.8 (g) 13 % GDA
    Total carbohydrate: 1.2 (g) 1 % GDA
    Sugars: 1.0 (g) 2 % GDA

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Recipe for rolled roast turkey breast filled with franfurter and mushrooms

Preparation and cooking

  • - Clean and wash fresh chives. Pat dry with absorbent kitchen paper.
    Blend mushrooms together with frankfurter and chives.
  • - Prepare turkey breast.
    Spread out your turkey breast on the working surface and pound it well with a meat mallet.
    Season to taste with salt (only a pinch, frankfurter are already rich in salt).
    Spoon your filling on the surface uniformly, leaving a margin of an inch free.
    Roll it up and tie with kitchen string or food loop top silicone by Tescoma.
  • - Cook your rolled roast turkey.
    Brown your rolled meat on all sides in olive oil together with onions in a pan, on low heat.
    Turn it frequently.
    Pour in wine and let meat flavor, turning it frequently, about 10 minutes.
    Meanwhile bring to the boil a quantity of water enough to cover your meat, or vegetable broth, if prefered.
    Pour in hot water, season to taste with salt, eventually.
    Continue cooking, half-covered, turning your rolled roast turkey now and then.
    You should need about an hour.
    Don't reduce cooking juice completely.

Just before serving

  • - Let your rolled roast turkey cool and then cut it into thick slices.
    Look at the photo for more details.
    Put all turkey slices again in the pan.
    Warm them up just before serving.
    Use two paddles to move the slices.
    Serve in indivual plates topped with cooking juice.



  • - If you want clear slices remember to buy pale frankfurters.
  • - It's a delicate recipe and everybody likes it.

Menu planning

  • - Daily menu: accompany this rolled roast turkey with boiled or raw vegetables or a seasonal green salad.
  • - Celebration menu or menu for special occasions. The doses are enough for more people. Accompany this dish with boiled or raw spinach, carrots or green beans.
    This recipe becomes a very special dish if you accompany it with unusual side dishes. Look at the next paragraph and follow the links ;))

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What's the right wine for " Rolled roast turkey breast filled with frankfurter and mushrooms "?

Match Traminer aromatico (white wine of Friuli) in your special occasions, choose Merlot in your daily menu, if you prefer red wine.