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Chorizo and Turkey Bake

Dutch oven cooking is as popular now as it was centuries ago and today’s cooks have discovered that this type of cookware is capable of producing an amazing array of delicious meals. We have collected many Dutch oven recipes over the years and we hope you will use them to create some great meals for your family and friends.

A great way to transform your leftover turkey into tasty and mouth-watering dish, this recipe is also best serve during potlucks or another special dinner after your Thanksgiving. Serve with fresh cabbage or broccoli and for sure your guest will be delighted with this dish and will probable ask for the recipe.


400g cooked turkey, cut into large chunks
80g chorizo, diced
2 tablespoons half fat creme fraiche
3 large potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 large or 2 small sweet potatoes, quartered
1/2 a celeriac, cut into large cubes
1 (400g) tin diced tomatoes
1 green capsicum, finely diced
1 red capsicum, finely diced
3 sticks celery, finely diced
1 onion, finely diced
1 teaspoon rosemary, finely diced, optional
15g butter
1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions:

Prep time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Cooking Steps:

  • In Dutch oven put the chorizo the heat gently with 1 tablespoon of water until the fat comes to out.
  • Add the onions, celery, and capsicum then continue to fry over medium heat until the onions and capsicums are tender.
  • Scrap onto the bottom and 1 tablespoons of water and keep stirring.
  • Add the tinned tomatoes then bring into a boil.
  • Let it simmer for about 10 minutes or until sauce has reduced.
  • Add the rosemary then season with salt and pepper. 
  • Reduce the heat and let it simmer then add the turkey meat.
  • Turn off heat and stir through creme fraiche then pour into a large rectangular casserole dish.
  • In small saucepan combine together the sweet potatoes, potatoes and celeriac then cover with enough water and bring into a boil.
  • Drain then mash with butter, salt and pepper.
  • Spoon the mixture over the turkey then let it bake for about 20 minutes over 356 degrees F until crisp.
  • Serve with vegetables.

Our Dutch oven recipes are primarily used with cast iron dutch ovens, but you may also use them with aluminum dutch ovens or enameled dutch ovens. If you are new to dutch oven cooking, we recommend you consider buying cookware made by a reputable manufacturer such a Lodge, Le Crueset, Staub, All-Clad, Mario Battali, Calphalon and Emerilware. We check prices regularly for dutch ovens and by far the best prices have always been found at Amazon.



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