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Turkey roulades
( Involtini di tacchino )

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Turkey roulade How-To. Simple-and-easy-to-do recipe with turkey breast cut into thin slices. Their filling is made with Italian pancetta (unsmoked bacon) and rosemary.

difficulty: easy

time: 35 minutes

calories: 291 (kCal)

Ingredients / Serves 4

  • 500g (1.1 pound) large and thin slices of skinless turkey breast
  • 80g (2.8 ounces) unsmoked bacon, in a piece
  • 1 tablespoon dried chives
  • A large twig of fresh rosemary
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 200ml (6 3/4 fluid ounces - 1/2 plus 1/3 cup) dry white wine
  • Salt
easy recipe
preparation: 15 minutes
cooking: about 20 minutes
total: 35 minutes
How many calories in a serving?
Calories: 291 (kcal) 15 % - 1218 (kJ)
Protein: 34.2 (g) 69 % GDA
Total fat: 17.1 (g) 25 % GDA
Total carbohydrate: 0.0 (g)
Sugars: 0.0 (g)

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Turkey roll recipe


  • - Prepare ingredients.
  • - Place turkey slices on the table surface.
    Season with salt.
  • - Prepare roll filling.
    Chop bacon and rosemary leaves very finely.
    Add dried chives and stir.
  • - Prepare roulades.
    Put some filling on each turkey slice, roll them up and fix with a toothpicks.
    Arrange your turkey roulades in a saucepan with olive oil.


  • - Brown your turkey rolls.
  • - Douse with wine, cover and reduce heat.
  • - Simmer until cooking juice is reduced.

Just before serving

  • - Serve your turkey rolls hot.



  • - You can bake your turkey roulades instead of cooking them in a saucepan with the same ingredients. Bake at 200° C (400° F), about 30 minutes.
  • - Add some onion (finely sliced) to olive oil, if liked.

Menu planning

  • - These easy-to-do turkey rolls are perfect for your family dinner. Accompany them with cooked or raw seasonal vegetables and a portion of bread (50g - 1 3/4 ounces). Complete your meal with fresh fruit.
  • - I prepare these turkey roll for my get-togethers too, if I have not much time to cook.

Healthy eating

  • - I remind you that the most recent studies suggest to limit the consumption of meat and prefer white meat anyway.
  • - Suggested salami serving is 50 to 100 grams per head per week.


What's the right wine for " Turkey roulades "?

Pair Chianti Classico Colli Senesi (a red Italian wine from Tuscany) to my turkey rolls filled with lard.