MEDITERRANEAN TURKEY PAELLA
1 tablespoon olive oil
2/3 cup diced onion
2/3 cup diced red bell pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup frozen artichoke hearts, thawed
2 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
1 14 1/2 ounce can chicken broth
1 1/2 cups water
1 cup uncooked rice
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 saffron threads, optional (2 to 3)
1 cup chopped, cooked, ButterballÂ® Young Turkey
1/2 cup frozen green peas, thawed
1/4 cup pine nuts, optional
Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic. SautÃ© 2 minutes. Add artichoke hearts and olives; sautÃ© 2 minutes. Add broth and water; bring to a boil.
Stir in rice, salt, paprika and saffron. Cover and reduce heat.
Simmer about 15 minutes. Stir in turkey, peas and pine nuts. Heat for 5 minutes until liquid is absorbed and peas are heated through.
Remove from heat. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve.
Yield: 4 to 6 servings