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Recipe : Entry # 1583
Elouise B. Shaffer
Recipe Title
Low-Fat turkey Basil Friend Rice
Recipe Theme
Side Dishes
Baldwin EMC
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 pounds regular ground turkey meat
2 cups chopped Spanish onions
3 tablespoons fresh minced garlic
2 fresh cayenne peppers, deveined, seeded and finely minced (may use hot banana or Serrano peppers)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoons Mrs. Dash original
2 1/2 tablespoons sugar (may use Splenda but sugar is better)
1 full cup fresh julienned basil
6-7 cups finished, perfectly cooked long grain white rice
In large skillet on medium heat put oil, add turkey and cook until browned. Add onions and let cook for 5 minutes. turn heat to medium high, taking care not to burn. Add pepper and garlic. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes. let things on bottom of pan brown well, then add soy sauce. Mrs. Dash, sugar and salt. Cook for 2 to 3 more minutes. Add basil, cook 2 minutes. turn off heat, leave on eye and gently mix in rice. Let melt for thirty minutes, even better for next day. (If any time the bottom of pan is sticking or becomes too dry, add 2 to 3 tablespoons of water or broth. This will cook out without changing the flavor of dish.)