Friday, January 27, 2017

Jennie - O Recipe of the Week - Easy Turkey Samosas

This week's Jennie - O Recipe of the Week is - Easy Turkey Samosas. I wasn't sure exactly what a Samosawas so I found it on wiki which said; A samosa is a fried or baked dish with a savory filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, lentils, macaroni, noodles or minced meat. Pine nuts can also be added. There you have it! This one is made using JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey, several Spices and Eggroll Wrappers. You can find this recipe at the Jennie - O website along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes at the site. Enjoy and Make the Switch in 2017!

Easy Turkey Samosas

Samosas, made popular in Southeast Asia, are hitting restaurants across the U.S. and we’re not surprised. This recipe features a savory filling wrapped and fried crispy. Try them as an appetizer or entrĂ©e tonight!


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 (1-pound) package JENNIE-O® Lean Ground Turkey
½ cup finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground chili powder
½ teaspoon kosher salt
½ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
12 eggroll wrappers
vegetable oil for frying

1) In large skillet add oil. Cook ground turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
2) Add onions, cumin, coriander, chili powder, and salt. Stir in cilantro leaves and cool completely.
3) Brush edges of wrapper with water. Place 3 tablespoons of turkey mixture in center of eggroll wrapper. Fold top corners over filling creating a triangle at the top. Fold point of triangle down and fold bottom corners over top of triangle to seal.
4) Heat oil to 325°F in large deep sided skillet or Dutch oven. Place samosas in hot oil, in small batches and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

Calories 270
Protein 19g
Carbohydrates 30g
Fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Fat 8g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 480mg
Saturated Fat 2g

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