Tuesday, 29 May 2012

Italian Rice with Turkey

Serves 2-4


2 tbsp olive oil
2 skinless boneless Turkey fillets or turkey pieces
1 Red onion, cut into 8 wedges
2 red peppers, halved deseeded and sliced thickly
1 garlic clove, crushed
100g long grain rice
400g can chopped tomatoes
300ml chicken stock
4tbsp ready-made pesto ) you'll find long-life jars on the shelves or more expensive fresh pots in the chiller cabinets)


1. Heat oven to 200c/fan 180c/gas mark 6. Heat the oil in a large,shallow ovenproof pan, add the turkey and cook for 3-4 mins until golden all over. remove from the pan and set aside.

Add the turkey and cook for 3-4 mins until golden all over.

Red onion.

One red onion cut into 8 wedges.

2. Add the onion and peppers, and cook for 3 mins or until light golden.

3. Tip in the garlic and fry for a min. Stir in the rice, then the tomatoes, stock and  reserved turkey. Turn up the heat and bring to the boil.

Transfer to the oven to cook at  200c/fan 180c/gas mark 6 uncovered, for 20 mins. 

Season to taste and drizzle over the Pesto before serving.
 “This post is part of the #FaveFamilyRecipes Competition with BritMums and Tilda Rice. Every pack sold will provide a meal to an expectant mum in need in support of the World Food Programme’s Mothers Helping Mothers initiative in Bangladesh.”


  1. I love it. More and more new recipes to try every day on blogging.

  2. Looks lovely. I'd usually have most of those ingredients in the house too.

  3. Thanks so much for linking up with the Whip It Up Wednesday #handmade linky party! This recipe looks tasty, and I look forward to trying it!

  4. Anything with peppers and red onion is right up my street. Commenting for BritMums


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