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After you have made turkey sandwiches with all the leftover white meat, here's what to do with the remaining bits. Serve these favourites, which are similar to crab cakes, with a southwestern-style mayonnaise made by mixing equal parts salsa and mayo.

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  • Servings: 4


2 tbsp. butter or vegetable oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 cup bread crumbs

3 cups turkey meat, chopped

2 eggs, beaten

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tbsp. Dijon mustard

1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

¼ tsp. hot pepper sauce

¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

¼ cup mayonnaise

¼ cup all-purpose flour

½ cup vegetable oil


Heat butter in skillet on medium-high heat until sizzling. Add onion and sauté until softened, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in bread crumbs.

Combine turkeyand bread-crumb mixture in a large bowl. Add eggs, salt, pepper, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, hot-pepper sauce and parsley. Add enough mayonnaise to bind mixture. Form patties about 1 inch thick. Sprinkle flour on a plate and coat patties on both sides.

Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add patties in batches and fry until browned on both sides and heated through, about 2 minutes per side.

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