Turkey is the Perfect Protein!
Every day Your Indiana Turkey Farmers work hard to bring you the best turkey products on the market.
Now we want to share our turkey expertise with you by sharing our favorite recipes, cooking tips and how turkeys are raised in Indiana.
Using Turkey in Your Recipe
Turkey is a versatile meat that comes in a variety of cuts. Learn about all the cuts and suggested ways in how to cook them.
Turkey meat can be added to just about any recipe you have. Or let us inspire you with a wide variety of turkey dishes from around the world. There are recipes for every meal from breakfast to dinner to the midnight snack. Yum.
Hoosier Turkey Farms
Hoosier turkey farmers take great pride in their birds. Learn all about turkey farming here.
RECIPE OF THE MONTH
Turkey-Vegetable Hash Brown Quiche
Warmer weather means it’s time to ditch the heavier food for lighter, brighter meals. Why not get both with quiche? The vegetables give the fluffy eggs a beautiful and fragrant aroma that will get everyone at the breakfast nook asking for seconds.
2 Cups (12 oz) Frozen Vegetable Blend, Defrosted
1/2 Cup Diced Cooked Turkey
1 Cup Milk
1/2 Tsp Salt
2 Tbsp Sliced Almonds
Hash Brown Crust
1/4 Tsp Salt
2 Cups (12 oz) Frozen Shredded Hash Brown Potatoes, Defrosted
CRUST: Heat oven to 375°F. BEAT egg and salt in medium bowl until blended. Add potatoes; mix well. Press evenly against bottom and sides of greased deep 9-inch pie plate. Bake in 375°F oven 5 minutes.
Spread vegetables evenly in crust; top with turkey. Beat 5 eggs, milk and 1/2 tsp. salt in medium bowl until blended. Carefully pour over turkey. Sprinkle with almonds.
Bake in center of 375°F oven until center is almost set but jiggles slightly when dish is gently shaken and knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into wedges.
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Ground Turkey Tips
SAUTE: Cook over medium-high heat until no pink remains.
BROIL: Cook over high heat until no pink remains.
GRILL: Cook over medium heat until no pink remains.
Nutritious: A 3 ounce serving of skinless turkey breast has more protein than chicken or beef and zero percent saturated fat.
Versatile: The wide range of cuts and products available (such as ground turkey, turkey sausage and turkey breast cuts) are easy to incorporate into any meal.
Economical: Turkey is a great way to trim grocery expenses by making use of the entire bird and incorporating the leftovers into future meals.
Tasty: The mild taste of turkey combines readily with most seasonings, making it an ideal choice in spicy ethnic dishes or as a substitute for higher-fat meats in your favorite recipes.