Turkey Legs Braised in Red Wine

“Earthy comfort food. Your kitchen will smell great for the 2-2.5 hours it takes to cook this and your guests will love you.”
2hrs 20mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse turkey and pat dry.
  2. In a shallow bowl, mix flour, salt, oregano and pepper.
  3. Dust turkey with flour mixture; set remaining flour mixture aside.
  4. Heat oil in a wide frying pan over medium heat. Add turkey, a few pieces at a time (do not crowd pan); cook, turning as needed, until browned on all sides. Transfer to a 4 to 6-quart baking pan.
  5. Add onions and garlic to frying pan; cook, stirring often, until onions are soft, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add broth and wine, stirring to scrape browned bits free. Then add bay leaf, thyme and rosemary.
  7. Pour broth mixture over turkey, cover, and bake in a 350*F (175*C) oven until turkey is very tender when pierced, about 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
  8. Lift turkey from baking pan and arrange in a serving dish.
  9. Measure reserved flour mixture and blend with an equal amount of cold water; stir into pan juices. Cook, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens.
  10. Spoon some of the sauce over turkey; pour remainder in a small serving dish and offer to spoon over individual servings.

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