Turkey With Beans

turkey with beans

Serves 1
Prep time:
45 mins Cooking time: 1 hour


    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 1 turkey drumstick, trimmed as in picture
    • 100g : mirepoix (chopped onion, celery and carrots)
    • 100ml : chicken stock
    • 50g : cannellini beans (white kidney beans)
    • 50g : black beans
    • 15ml : butter
    • 50g : green beans, julienned
    • 50g : onion, chopped
    • 50g : garlic, chopped
    • 2 cherry tomatoes, chopped, to garnish


1. Season drumstick in a hot pan until golden brown. Place in an ovenproof dish with mirepoix and stock. Bake at 165°C for 30 minutes or until tender.
2. Bring 4 cups of salted water to a boil, add cannellini and black beans. Cook until soft, about 25 minutes then drain.
3. In a pan heat butter and sauté green beans, black beans, cannellini beans and onion for 3 minutes. Add garlic, salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes.
4. To serve, place turkey on a bed of mixed beans, with jus from the pan and sliced cherry tomatoes.


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