Wild Turkey Steaks with Winter Vegetables

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Bill Neal's Southern Cooking

By Bill Neal

Published 1985

  • About

George Washington particularly favored grilled wild turkey while surveying in the wilderness of Virginia in the eighteenth century. The domesticated descendant develops richly and complexly in cooking with both native and introduced winter vegetables.


  • 4 steaks cut from the turkey breast, inch ( cm) thick, weighing 6 to 8


Rub the turkey steaks all over with the cut garlic clove. Sprinkle with lemon juice, salt, pepper, and sage. Pour the oil over all and marinate for 2 to 4 hours.

Bring the water to boil in the saucepan and add teaspoons salt. Blanch the vegetables separately: onions for 5 minutes; carrots,