Thyme Turkey with Root Vegetable Christmas Tart

Thyme Turkey with Root Vegetable Christmas Tart

Low GI Nutri Multi-Grain
Ingredients (SERVES 4):

4 slices Gardenia Nutri Multi-Grain Bread

For Topping:
Thyme Turkey

100g Turkey breast meat, skinless
½ tsp Dried thyme
Salt to taste

Sautéed Root Vegetable
1  tsp Vegetable oil
100g Pumpkin, small dice
100g Zucchini, small dice
½  tsp Dried thyme
A pinch Black pepper, ground

120g Low fat plain yoghurt
¼  tsp Unsweetened cranberries, chopped

  1. Preheat the oven at 180°C.
  2. Trim off the crust and edges of the Gardenia Nutri Multi-Grain Bread, then thinly slice across each bread in half with a bread knife.
  3. Press each slice of bread into a lightly greased muffin pan.
  4. Bake the bread for 10 min. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  5. Meantime, season the turkey breast with thyme and salt.
  6. Steam the turkey breast for 8 min and set aside to cool.  Then shred into thin shreds.
  7. Heat a non-stick pan with a little oil and sauté the root vegetables with thyme for 3 min until slightly softened. Season with a dash of pepper.
  8. To prepare the tarts, place 1 Tbsp of yoghurt as the base, followed by 1 Tbsp of shredded turkey and top with 1 Tbsp of sautéed root vegetables.
  9. Garnish with some chopped cranberries at the top and serve immediately.
Chef’s tips: Cube the crust edges of the bread and bake them at 180°C for 10 min and use these as croutons to top your soups.


Servings per recipe: 4 servings
Serving size: 96g (2 tarts)
Per Serving
Energy (kcal) 114
Carbohydrate (g) 12
Protein (g) 10
Total Fat (g) 3
Sat Fat (g) 1
Cholesterol (mg) 3
Fibre (g) 3
Sodium (mg) 114

Recipe development and food styling by the Diploma in Baking & Culinary Science, and Centre for Applied Nutrition Services, Temasek Polytechnic.