Recipe for Turkey with Cranberry Sauce
by Fiona Dutton
The holiday season is now just a few days
away, and families and friends across America will be coming together
Thanksgiving and Christmas. These seasonal gatherings are often
centered around a large communal meal headlined by a turkey. Other meats
such as pork are occasionally served as a side dish, and traditional
fruit such as cranberries often feature heavily. This is a recipe that
makes use of all three of these foods, and should make anyone who cooks
it for their family feast very popular:
4 turkey steaks. 12 slices of streaky
For the Cranberry Sauce:
12 oz of fresh cranberries, washed. 1 cup
of maple syrup. 1 cup of cranberry juice. Grated zest of one medium
To make the Cranberry Sauce
Mix the berries, maple syrup, cranberry
juice and orange zest together in a saucepan.
Bring to a boil, then cook on a medium
heat for about 10 minutes.
Remove any foam from the surface of the
Cool and refrigerate until serving time.
For the Turkey
Heat the oven to 370F.
Take each steak and beat a small amount
to make each steak so they are about 1/2" thick
Spread the cranberry sauce to cover 1
side of the meat
Roll the turkey up, keeping the cranberry
Wrap the rolled turkey in the streaky
bacon. Hold with cocktails sticks if required
Cook for about 20 minutes or until the
turkey is thoroughly cooked.
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