Braised turkey drumsticks

Yield: 3 Meals

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Turkey drumsticks fresh or frozen
⅛ teaspoon Poultry seasoning
1/16 teaspoon Salt
1 dash Pepper
1½ cup Water

Provides cooked turkey for 3 meals 1. Thaw frozen drumsticks in refrigerator.

2. Brown drumsticks in hot frypan--about 15 minutes.

3. Sprinkle with seasonings.

4. Add water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until tender--about 1-½ hours. Turn drumsticks halfway through cooking.

5. Measure cooking liquid Spoon off as much of the fat layer as possible. Add water to liquid, if necessary, to make 1-½ cups. Save ½ cup for Braised Turkey with Gravy (p. 38).

6. Separate meat from skin and bones. Dice and save ⅔ cup turkey for Turkey Spanish Rice ( p. 52 ). Dice and save ¾ cup turkey for Turkey-Potato Salad (p. 51).

Serve remainder of turkey for dinner (see Braised Turkey with Gravy).

* Thrifty Meals for Two: Making Food Dollars Count * USDA Home and Garden Bulletin Number 244 * Meal-Master format courtesy of Karen Mintzias

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