Christmas recipe for people with dysphagia

By Flavour Creations, 19 December 2017 , Comments

Christmas meals can be daunting for those with dysphagia. To put a little festive spirit into your meal Northcott has teamed up with Flavour Creations to bring you this delicious recipe for Christmas turkey with herb and lemon stuffing.

Turkey Unfortified Yield:

1.3kg

Fortified Yield:

1.5kg

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Stuffing

Yield: 750g

Prep Time:

30 minutes

Ingredients

Christmas turkey roll

Unfortified

1kg cooked boneless and skinless turkey meat, cut into rough 1cm cubes

400mL chicken poaching liquid or chicken stock

1 x Scoop B + 7 x Scoop A Shape It

3 tsp (11.1g) ThickPlus

Salt and pepper to taste

or

Fortified

1kg cooked boneless and skinless turkey meat, cut into rough 1cm cubes

400mL chicken poaching liquid or chicken stock

2 x Scoop B + 3 x Scoop A Shape It

1 tsp (3.7g) ThickPlus

5 x Scoop (200g) AdVital

Salt and pepper to taste

Herb and lemon stuffing

140g (4-5 slices) wholemeal bread (including crusts)

Zest of 2 lemons, finely chopped

1 tbsp (5g) finely chopped fresh thyme leaves

1 tbsp (5g) finely chopped fresh sage leaves

40g butter

1 (160g) brown onion, finely chopped

2 (100g) celery sticks, finely chopped

1 tbsp crushed garlic

450mL salt-reduced chicken stock

1 ½ x Scoop B Shape It

2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice, or to taste

Salt & freshly ground black pepper

Method

Christmas turkey roll

Small quantities

  1. Whisk liquid and Shape It in a saucepan, add turkey, bring to the boil over medium heat. Simmer gently for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Pour into a food processor. Add ThickPlus, and AdVital if fortifying, and puree until smooth, scrape down sides as required and blend thoroughly. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour along the centre of the prepared cling film and roll up tightly to form a log. Tie both ends and refrigerate until set.
  4. Portion as desired and heat before serving.

Bulk quantities

  1. Place hot turkey into a food processor and only cook the liquid and Shape It. Pour the hot Shape It liquid over the turkey and follow from step 2 above.

Herb and lemon stuffing

  1. Blend bread, lemon zest and herbs in a food processor, to fine crumbs then tip into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Melt butter in a frying pan over low-medium heat until foaming. Add onion, celery and garlic and cook, stirring, for 10-15 minutes or until soft.
  3. Add stock and Shape It, bring to boil over medium heat. Simmer gently for 2 minutes.
  4. Puree, then pour over crumb mix. Add the lemon juice and fold through until well combined, season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour the mixture into the container and refrigerate for several hours or until set.

To serve

  1. Turn out onto a cutting board, portion as desired.
  2. Refer to the reheating guide on our website www.flavourcreations.com.au

 Related content

Check out our guide to managing swallowing issues this Christmas

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