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Turkish Stew

A very hearty, versatile stew.



  1. Start with olive oil and 1/2 of the onion chopped and 1/2 of the garlic, cook in a frying pan until onions are clear and then add the turkey breast.
  2. Brown well and add the green chili's and 1/2 the taco seasoning and 1 cup water, simmer until done. Add the beans and meat to a large crock pot, and add the 2 cans of low sodium chicken stock. Add all spices.
  3. Slice the turkey kielbasa at an angle and add touch of olive oil and brown each side and then add to the crock. Cut and add remaining veggies and then add water just enough to cover and stir well.
  4. Cook all ingredients together on low for 10 hours or medium for 8, make sure that the beans are cooked through.
  5. Serve with pumpernickel rye, and a loaf of focaccia and bowls with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar to dip the bread in. Remember remove the bay leaves before serving.
  6. Note: this dish has a very unique, authentic, Eastern Indian flavor to it. Give it a try, serves between 16-20.
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Wow... This was just DELICIOUS!! Yes, there are many ingredients, but you could do without or substitute veggies or quinoa/brown rice for the beans and end up with a very tasty dish, too. I think the key is in the spices. Please let me know what you think! *I am sure there are more like 20 servings, so the calories are going to be off, and the sodium is as well, as there were no entries for some of the seasonings, so I am positive that it is MUCH less. =D
24 Oct 08 by member: bullytrouble
Perfect for Phase 3! =D My 6 yr old even loved it and one of the comments of it being served (with a dollop of s. cream) was "This is F'in GREAT!" LOL
24 Oct 08 by member: bullytrouble


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Nutrition summary:

There are 324 calories in 1 serving of Turkish Stew.
Calorie break-down: 24% fat, 52% carbs, 24% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 82
Calories 324
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 9.1g 14%
  Saturated Fat 1.156g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.186g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.04g  
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 985mg 41%
Potassium 917mg  
Total Carbohydrate 43.25g 14%
  Dietary Fiber 10.6g 42%
  Sugars 5g  
Protein 20.08g  
Vitamin A 844% Vitamin C 1405%
Calcium 225% Iron 706%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(324 calories)
16% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (52%)
Fat (24%)
Protein (24%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories