Turkey Shells Recipe


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 Butter30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Flour60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
 Milk500 Milliliter (2 Cups)
 Sherry30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
 Onion1 Teaspoon, grated (5 Milliliter)
 Basil1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
 Celery seeds1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
 Cayenne pepper1 Pinch
 Cooked turkey1 Liter, cut into pieces (4 Cups)
 Parmesan cheese60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
 Emmenthal cheese60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
 Bread slices6
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3304 Calories from Fat 1121

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 126 g194%

Saturated Fat 62 g310%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 978.2 mg

Sodium 3449.4 mg143.7%

Total Carbohydrates 157 g52.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.5%

Sugars 28.5 g

Protein 368 g736.4%

Vitamin A 53.7% Vitamin C 2.2%

Calcium 232% Iron 146.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


–  Preheat oven to 400 °F (205 °C).
–  In the top part of a double-boiler, melt butter, add flour, slowly pour in milk, stirring all the while, and cook until sauce thickens.
–  Add sherry, onion, basil, celery seeds, cayenne pepper and turkey pieces, season with salt and pepper, and cook 15 minutes longer.
–  Add Parmesan and Emmenthal, stir to melt cheeses, then set aside.
–  Remove bread crust, flatten white part with a rolling pin and coat with butter. Place bread in muffin molds to form shells.
–  Bake in oven for a few minutes until golden.
–  Fill with turkey mixture and serve.