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GB 09-20-2010 11:34 AM

Ground Turkey and Sharp Cheddar
I have a block of 7+ year aged sharp cheddar which is delicious. I have ground turkey. Give me some ideas on how I can combine the two into a quick dinner for tonight. Anything I do not have on hand I can pick up on the way home so I do not have to be terribly limited by ingredients. It needs to be something that I can have on the table in no more than about 30 minutes though. What do you have for me?

4meandthem 09-20-2010 11:41 AM

Cheddar soup and some meatballs with a salad.

Zhizara 09-20-2010 11:47 AM

Mac & cheese with browned turkey and onion with a handful of frozen broccoli. Or, to be honest I like my cheese sauce better with egg noodles.

GB 09-20-2010 11:49 AM

Both great suggestions. They had broccoli cheddar soup last night for dinner and mac and cheese the night before :lol:

Andy M. 09-20-2010 11:53 AM

Turkey cheeseburgers.

Turkey tacos with cheese

Flatbread (store bought) with cheese and seasoned sauteed turkey.

Zhizara 09-20-2010 11:54 AM

Then, cheeseburgers, or was that the night before :)?

Maybe just take a break from the cheese. If it's aged 7 years, a day or two more won't matter.

GB 09-20-2010 11:56 AM

Oh the cheese will last. I just want to use it :smile:

Andy, I like the taco idea. That would get veggies into them and would be quick to make and fun too because they can assemble their own taco.

TheNoodleIncident 09-20-2010 11:57 AM

if you want super easy, you could make a sort of hamburger casserole, incorporating everything you like on your burgers....brown the meat, saute some onions and garlic, maybe thrown in a can of diced tomatoes (to mimic ketchup?), whatever herbs and spices you like....mix it all up, top with a cheese and breadcrumb mixture then bake to brown the top? sort of seems like a waste of such good cheese, though

that might be too simple and similar to hambrger helper, but im hungry right now and a big bowl of meat and cheese sounds good to me right now

GB 09-20-2010 11:59 AM

That sounds quite taste actually. Thanks.

TheNoodleIncident 09-20-2010 12:19 PM

let me know if you try it, what you did, and how it comes out....if its good, ill try it myself

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