Turkey “Yule Logs”


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Recipe — Turkey “Yule Logs”
12 portions
Metric Imperial

Ingredients

Turkey filling

  • 2 cups cooked turkey, chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/4 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 shallots
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 loaves of white sandwich bread, sliced horizontally into 12 pieces
  • Softened butter
  • 24 small pickles

Cheese “icing”

  • 1 package of 250 g (9 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Decoration

  • Bell peppers in several colours, sliced
  • Several green onions, sliced thinly lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup maple sugar

Method

  1. In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients for the turkey filling.
  2. Remove crust from the slices of bread. Place 1 slice on a clean linen. Butter one side. Spread a thin layer of turkey filling on top of the butter.
  3. Place 2 pickles end-to-end at one end of the slice and roll tightly to form a log. Wrap the log tightly in the linen, then twist the ends to close. Repeat with the remaining slices of bread.
  4. Refrigerate logs for 6 hours.
  5. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese with the mayonnaise. Season with salt and pepper. Spread the cheese mixture on the logs.
  6. Decorate with peppers and green onions. Sprinkle with maple sugar.

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