Leftover Turkey Rice Dish

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What You Need:

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 ½ cups uncooked white rice (substitute brown rice for a healthier option, but be aware of longer cooking time)
  • 3 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • ½ cup almonds or other nuts, chopped
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and diced
  • 1 cup cooked turkey meat, chopped
  • 1 tsp chicken soup base
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ cup parsley, chopped
  • Fresh pepper

How to Make It:

  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan, add the rice, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes on reduced heat or until water has been absorbed.
  2. Sauté chopped bacon in a deep frying pan until nice and brown. Add all the vegetables, except the parsley, and stir constantly, until tender. Mix in the chopped turkey, chicken soup base, soy sauce and parsley. Add pepper to taste. Add the rice and mix well.
  3. Serve immediately and enjoy!