A Turkey Surprise Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Biscuit mix3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Dried basil leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dried thyme leaves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Half and half3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Egg yolk1
 Broccoli1 3⁄4 Ounce, washed and cut into flowerets and pare and slice stem (1/4 bunch)
 Medium mushrooms1⁄8 Pound, washed and quartered
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Turkey broth/Chicken broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 White wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Leftover turkey1 Cup (16 tbs), cut up
 Boston lettuce head1⁄2 , washed and crisped
 Tomato1 Medium
 Cracked pepper To Taste
 Prepared salad dressing2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 685 Calories from Fat 290

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.5%

Saturated Fat 16.8 g83.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 222.3 mg

Sodium 507.2 mg21.1%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22.1%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 30 g59.6%

Vitamin A 59.9% Vitamin C 57.3%

Calcium 33.2% Iron 41.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Break lettuce into small salad bowl.
2. Wash tomato and cut into wedges.
3. Sprinkle with cracked pepper and add to lettuce
4. Preheat the oven to 450 degree F.
5. Grease a 3-cup, round casserole.

6. To make the biscuits, in small bowl, combine biscuit mix, 1/4 teaspoon basil and 1/4 teaspoon thyme and mix well.
7. Add 1-tablespoon oil and 3 tablespoons half-and-half and quickly stir, just until moistened.
8. Onto an ungreased cookie sheet, drop tablespoonfuls of the mixture and spread with back of the spoon into 5-inch biscuits. Make a 1-inch hole in center.
9. Brush the biscuits with lightly beaten egg yolk to give them a rich golden color and shine.
10. Place in hot oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
11. In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup water to boil.
12. Cook broccoli for 5 minutes until tender-crisp. Drain well.
13. In a large saucepan, melt the butter and sauté the mushrooms until tender.
14. Stir in the flour and sauté until lightly browned.
15. Reduce heat to low and gradually stir in turkey broth, white wine, 1/2 cup half-and-half, 1/4 teaspoon each of basil and thyme.
16. Cook, stirring constantly until sauce is thick and bubbly.
17. Add broccoli and turkey to the sauce.
18. Turn into a casserole and arrange the biscuits on top.
19. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes to reheat.

20. Toss the salad with dressing and serve with the Turkey surprise.