Homemade Turkey Wellington

Recipe byPetite Gourmets
December 27, 2021

This easy and delicious Turkey Wellington is the perfect dish for holiday!

Feast your family on the Turkey Wellington, a classic Christmas or Thanksgiving dish with spinach, cranberries, and herbs. An excellent dish, topped with a turkey filling and crispy pastry, to which you can also add mushrooms and chestnuts. Try this recipe, which is easier to make than it looks. Layer the flavor with cranberry sauce or gravy sauce. Enjoy your meal.

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Taste Score: %87
Difficulty Medium
Servings 6 people
Preparation 30 mins
Cooking 85 mins
Total 115 mins

Tips

  • Make sure both the turkey breast and puff pastry are at room temperature before making the recipe.
  • Make sure the dough is big enough to cover the turkey breast.
  • Allow the turkey breast and spinach mixture to cool completely before rolling it into the dough.
  • Use a sharp knife to carve the turkey. Your slices will look smoother.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  2. After sautéing the cranberry and almond for another 20-30 seconds, add the spinach. salt and
  3. flavor it with black pepper. Saute for 8-10 minutes on medium heat. Set aside.
  4. Preheat your oven to 400 °F. Turn the turkey thigh on the counter. Season both sides with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Wrap the turkey leg in rolls. Secure the roll with butcher string, butcher's net or long garbage skewers. Mix the butter and mustard in a small bowl and rub it on the outer surface. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Seal the turkey leg by turning it over until browned on each side. Wrap the turkey roll with aluminum foil and transfer to a baking sheet.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Transfer the cooked turkey to the cutting board and let it rest for 10 minutes. Slice into 2 inch thick slices.
  6. Take the puff pastry out on the counter and let it thaw for 5 minutes. Mix the egg and water in a small bowl and set aside. Cover the bottom of a baking tray with baking paper. Lower the oven temperature to 356 °F.
  7. Cut the puff pastry dough in half. Thin slightly with the help of a rolling pin. Place turkey thigh slices and 2 tablespoons of sauteed spinach in the middle of a puff pastry square. Brush the egg mixture around the edges of the puff pastry. Lay a second square of puff pastry on top and press the edges to close. Shape it with a cylindrical mold. Brush the egg mixture on top and transfer to the tray. Prepare the remaining five turkey "Wellingtons" in the same way and place them on the tray.
  8. Bake the Turkey Wellingtons in a preheated oven at 356 °F until golden brown, about 25-30 minutes.
  9. Serve it with sautéed vegetables, baked potatoes and gravy sauce.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Turkey Wellington
Serves 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories463
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.1 g39.9%
Cholesterol 80 mg26.7%
Sodium 989 mg43%
Protein 18.6 g37.2%
Potassium 537 mg11.4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What to Serve with Turkey Wellington?

Turkey Wellington is usually served with cranberry sauce or pickled beetroot. In addition, sautéed brussels sprouts, baked potatoes or sautéed mushrooms can be preferred.

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How to Store a Turkey Wellington?

This turkey wellington recipe can be refrigerated for up to 4 days. Place whole or in slices in airtight freezer bags. Then put it back in the fridge. When you want to reheat, cook 250 °F for 12-15 minutes in the oven or microwave oven.

You can store turkey wellington slices in the freezer for up to 3 months. Reheat Wellington stored in the freezer at approximately 400 °F for up to 15 minutes.

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