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Turkey a la Veracruz

Turkey a la Veracruz
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Cups yellow onion, sliced thin
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh garlic
  • 1/2 Cup green olives, drained and sliced
  • 2 Cups Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup TURKEY STOCK, or low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 Pound OVEN ROASTED TURKEY BREAST, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 8 Cups hot fluffy rice



1 Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté onion for 2 minutes. Add garlic and sauté until garlic is fragrant, about 30 seconds.
2 Stir in olives, tomatoes, stock, pepper flakes, lemon juice and turkey.
3 Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4 Serve with hot rice.

Source: National Turkey Federation