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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Marinated Turkey Kabobs with Smoked Paprika, Cumin and Turmeric

I mentioned that I recently discovered turkey tenderloin at the supermarket and knew it would be something different for grilled kabobs. To further test that theory I fired up Bella and these Marinated Turkey Kabobs with Smoked Paprika, Cumin and Turmeric did not disappoint! After seeing several recipes calling for smoked paprika I finally picked up a jar and I'm glad I did, it brings a nice smoked flavor without adding any heat. My biggest issue was trying to decide what I liked better with each bite of turkey, the onion, pepper or pineapple... Not a bad problem to have:@)
Any leftover turkey is really good on a salad. I do highly recommend planning to make extra for another meal.
You don't have to make kababs, this would be a great marinade on thinly cut turkey, chicken or pork chops.
I think you'll like this recipe if you give it a try folks!

Marinated Turkey Kabobs with Smoked Paprika, Cumin and Turmeric-from a hint of honey
2 lbs turkey tenderloin cut into 1" pieces
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 C red wine vinegar
1/2 C olive oil
2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
Any veggie or fruit add-ons that sound good, onion, peppers, pineapple, zucchini, etc.
A little olive oil and S&P to mix with any vegetable you're using
~Mix everything (except turkey and veggies/fruit) well, add turkey and marinate in fridge for 2-4 hours.
~Heat grill to medium/high, thread skewers and cook until juices run clear.

Eat well and have a happy day:@)

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20 comments:

  1. Smoked paprika is wonderful isn't it. I always have some on hand, but forget to use it when I get busy, so thanks for reminding me. I can see why it would be hard to chose between the pineapple, onion and pepper with the turkey bite.
    Sam

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  2. That's a great combination. I'm always looking for ways to get more turmeric into our diets so I'll definitely give that marinade a try.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  3. Mmmmm another wonderful grilled meal, Lynn. Little Terra Bella is earning her keep and producing some lovely meals, with your expertise!

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  4. Yum! Your kabobs look wonderful- I'd love to have your problem! :)

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  5. My doctor told me to incorporate more turmeric into my diet as it helps keep our brains sharp, so this is a great way to do that,Lynn! I like drilling kabobs and usually use chicken breast but turkey is even more flavorful!

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  6. That looks so good! We love making k bobs and like to slide the goodies into toasted pita bread and chow down! heehee! Enjoy your day! Hugs!

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  7. Lynn, you truly do need your own cooking show! Hugs and blessings, Cindy

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  8. I agree. You do need your own cooking show. We need kabobs at the lake this weekend. I'm starting my grocery list now.

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  9. Turkey tenderloin? What next? I always come here to find good ideas and you never disappoint.

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  10. Yum Lynn, just Yum! :) Have a great day!!

    Hugs,

    Denise at Forest Manor

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  11. Hi Lynn, oh I just love smoked paprika, clever idea with using turkey.

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  12. You are killing my appetite for salad tonight with these smoking kebabs, boy they look good!
    Jenna

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  13. You share some of the best recipes! Hope you have a great week Lynn. xo

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  14. Okay, I know what I want for dinner tonight!

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  15. Lynn, I'm wishing I had kabobs for breakfast now! Love your combination, especially with the pineapple :)

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  16. These kabobs must have such wonderful flavor with all of those spices. When I type that word I hear Alan Rickman in Sense and Sensibility saying that word to Margaret :)

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  17. I always forget about turkey as a great grill option! Your kabobs sound amazing!

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  18. Hi Lynn,
    Your Marinated Turkey Kabobs look fantastic! Thanks for sharing with Full Plate Thursday, I always look forward to your visits!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

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  19. Lynn, this recipe is calling out to me and is going on my menu. Hope you have a lovely weekend.

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