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More Turkey Leftovers!

on November 21, 2011

Tonight was more leftovers – thank goodness I froze the rest of the turkey, I’ve about had my fill (oh, wait, i’m getting two more turkey dinners this week in WV…)

Tonight’s dinner was a favorite of ours – Turkey Posole Verde (normally made with chicken).

It was really easy – saute onions, garlic, and jalapenos in a pot.  Add in your chicken broth, oregano, turkey, and hominy (mmmm, hominy!!).  And your secret ingredient:  Salsa Verde

We love salsa verde – it’s great on eggs and toast for breakfast (you’ll probably see this in a later post!), there’s a great Tex Mex Chicken recipe (Pampered Chef), and it gives just the right amount of spice to this soup.

After you simmer the soup for a while, spoon into bowls, add fresh cilantro, and top with cheese.  I happened to have some goat cheese leftover from the weekend, and it was great – very tangy and a great contrast to the spice.

Hopefully some of you will make this with your leftovers, too!  Let me know how it turns out 🙂

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2 responses to “More Turkey Leftovers!

  1. Naomi says:

    Hmmmm…..looks good. I’ll be sure to bring home some leftover turkey from my mom’s to try this recipe! Which reminds me…recipe?

    • 1/2 Onion (white)
      1-2 Jalapenos
      4 cloves of garlic
      4 cups of chicken broth
      1 tsp oregano (dry is fine)
      1 can hominy
      1-2 cups of chicken (or turkey!)
      1 cup or so salsa verde
      cilantro
      goat cheese (or similar)

      sautee onion (diced). after soft add diced jalapeno and minced garlic. about 1 min later, add chicken broth and oregano, hominy, meat (already cooked is preferable), and salsa. bring to boil, then simmer ten minutes. scoop into bowls and add cilantro and cheese. yum!!

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