See below ingredients and instructions of the recipe
3 c Cooked turkey, chopped
3 sl Bread, sprinkled with 6 or 7
-tablespoons of hot
1 Or 2 cloves garlic, finely
-chopped (or put through a
2 ts Salt
1 ts Ground coriander
1 ts Ground cumin
Several grindings of black
2 qt Turkey stock or chicken
10 oz Frozen kernel corn (1
3/4 c Blanched almonds, finely
"Leftover turkey can be transmogrified into dumplings swimming in thickened
and reduced turkey stock. Make the stock from what is left of the turkey
after you have picked off the meat. You may substitute chicken stock
and/or leftover chicken for the turkey."
Chopped green chili peppers for garnish
1. Place the turkey meat in a bowl. Squeeze the excess moisture from the
bread and crumble it into the turkey meat.
2. Put the turkey and bread mixture through a meat grinder or a food
3. Add the eggs, garlic, salt, coriander, cumin and black pepper. Mix
well. Shape the mixture into walnut-size balls/
4. Bring the turkey stock to a boil. Drop the albondigas into the boiling
stock. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Remove the cooked albondigas with a slotted spoon and set aside.
6. Boil the stock for another 30 minutes to reduce and thicken it. Add the
corn and the ground almonds. Return the albondigas to the stOck. Heat
through and serve in bowls garnished with chopped chili peppers, if you
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
NOTE: To make the stock, pick the meat off the bird. Place the carcass in
a large pot and cover with water. Add an onion, a carrot, a rib of celery,
some parsely and thyme, and a bay leaf. Simmer for 2 to 3 hours. Cool,
strain, and season.
[THE DUMPLING COOKBOOK; Maria Polushkin; 1977; ISBN 0-911104-81-X]
Posted by Fred Peters.