French Style Green Beans W/ Smoked Turkey

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Rose Mary Mogan

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@cookinginillinois

I wanted to give my French Style Green Beans a Southern Flavor, so I added Smoked Turkey.

My daughter Briana first added Smoked Turkey to her green Beans for a party that she did, from my original recipe, & said they were a big hit. So the original idea is hers, I just used FROZEN FRENCH STYLE GREEN BEANS, instead of regular. I use smoked Turkey in many of my veggie dishes.

The addition of the Smoked Turkey really does add lots of flavor along with the carrots, Onions & Red Skin potatoes. I used baby carrots & quartered them to make more uniform size pieces. Try this you may like it too.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Probably 10 or more depending on portion size
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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2 lb
smoked turkey legs cooked tender & deboned or smoked meat of your choice
24 oz
frozen french style green beans
4 medium
red skin potatoes washed & cubed
2 c
baby carrots quartered (measure first then quarter)
1 large
onion, chopped
1/2-1 tsp
coarse black pepper & garlic powder (or use steak seasoning)

How to Make French Style Green Beans W/ Smoked Turkey

Step-by-Step

  • 1Add the turkey legs to a large pot, cover with water, bring to a boil, then lower heat and allow to simmer till meat is tender and all but falling from bone about 2 hours or so, depending on the brand you purchase. May need to add additional water to cover while legs are cooking.
  • 2Measure carrots , and then quarter lengthwise.
  • 3Chop onions into cubes.
  • 4Repeat with red potatoes and set aside till needed.
  • 5When the legs are fully cooked, remove from pot to a plate to cool, then remove all bones and splinters all the while you are separating the meat from the bones. Chop if desired into smaller pieces.
  • 6Add the chopped veggies to the liquid where the legs were cooked, and bring to a boil and cook for about 8to 10 minutes.
  • 7Add the frozen French Style green beans & continue to cook an additional 8 minutes or so. Add spices , or more if desired after tasting. Stir to blend.
  • 8Add the bits of turkey & continue to cook till veggies are tender or as desired. Drain if desired & Add 3 to 4 pats of butter if desired.
  • 9Serve and enjoy.

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About French Style Green Beans W/ Smoked Turkey

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern




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