Turkey with Cheesy Pesto Sauce

    35 min

    This turkey dish is incredibly delicious. Turkey steaks are pan-fried with mushrooms and garlic, then served over wild rice with a creamy cheese and pesto sauce.

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    Serves: 4 

    • For the Turkey
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 4 turkey steaks
    • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 12 button mushrooms, sliced
    • For the Sauce
    • 1 tablespoon plain flour
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons butter
    • 425ml semi-skimmed milk
    • 25g mature Cheddar cheese, grated
    • salt and pepper
    • 1 tablespoon basil pesto
    • cooked wild rice to serve

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Heat olive oil in large frying pan over a medium heat, add turkey steaks. Fry for 5-6 minutes per side, depending on the thickness. Stir in mushrooms and garlic.
    2. Meanwhile, make the sauce. Melt butter in a small pan over a medium heat. Add flour and stir to form a smooth paste. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens. Season with pesto, salt, pepper and cheese.
    3. Serve turkey with mushrooms and sauce over wild rice.

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    The proportions for the sauce seem to be incorrect. If I made it again, I would add more flour and butter, otherwise the sauce will not thicken. It tastes quite nice, but I wasn't crazy about it. Maybe more pesto and cheese for more flavour?  -  02 Feb 2015