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Menu Plan for Fall II: Week 12, Thursday

Turkey Cutlets with Tarragon White Wine Sauce
Fried Sweet Potatoes
Peas with Prosciutto

Cooking time:  35 minutes for menu      Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

      Poultry, tarragon and white wine are made for each other.... As are peas and prosciutto.

Turkey Cutlets in Tarragon White Wine

Total time: 25 minutes
      You can use turkey tenderloin - sliced horizontally to make cutlets, or kept whole and simmered another 10 minutes, then sliced before serving.  This is served with a light tarragon sauce.

Turkey Cutlets in Tarragon White Wine Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Fried Sweet Potatoes

Total time: 35 minutes
   Incredibly easy, faster than the more traditional sweet potato methods of baking or drenching in something sweet; simple frying lets the wonderful flavor shine.  A bit of oil added to the butter helps prevent burning.

Fried Sweet Potatoes Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Peas with Prosciutto

Total time: 15 minutes
    I try to keep prepared, canned and frozen food to a minimum, but some foods, like peas, I think are actually better frozen; as well as difficult to get fresh.

Peas with Prosciutto Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 35 minutes
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
large skillet, medium skillet, lid, small saucepan
with lid

Cut sweet potatoes
Heat oil, butter
Add sweet potatoes, sauté
Chop onion, sauté
Chop shallot, Prosciutto
Move onion to side, brown turkey

Turn / flip sweet potatoes
Turn turkey
Add wine, tarragon, mustard, cover, simmer
Sauté shallot
Turn / flip sweet potatoes
Dissolve cornstarch in water
Add peas, stock to shallots, cover, simmer
Stir cornstarch into white wine, thicken
Stir in yogurt
Uncover peas, add Prosciutto
Finish potatoes, Serve