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Perfect for busy weeknights, this quick and easy Low Carb Turkey a la King is loaded with flavour and pairs great with cauliflower rice or low carb breads.

Low Carb Turkey a la King

The best way to use up leftover turkey!

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Yummmmm I LOVE turkey dinners! There isn’t a lot better than a giant plate of juicy turkey smothered in gravy and paired with green beans and Low Carb Biscuits!

Another reason I love turkey dinners? All the meals that can be made with the leftover turkey meat!

I usually have a variety of dishes I plan to make ahead of time. When I’m cleaning up from dinner, I pack the leftover meat into portioned out packs, wrap them in tin foil and mark them with a marker. Then I freeze them all together in a freezer safe ziploc and pull them out as I need them.

Today I bring you one of my favourite dishes.. Low Carb Turkey a la King!

This flavourful dish is super easy to whip up for a quick weeknight meal. I like to serve mine with cauliflower rice, low carb biscuits or a 90 Second Keto Bread. For my family I usually make a side of rice.

I hope you love this delicious dish as much as I do!

Perfect for busy weeknights, this quick and easy Low Carb Turkey a la King is loaded with flavour and pairs great with cauliflower rice or low carb breads.

What is in Low Carb Turkey a la King?

All deliciousness!

You’ll need butter, mushrooms, onion, green pepper, celery, garlic, green beans, cooked turkey, heavy cream, chicken stock, salt and pepper.

From here you can decide what you would like to pair with it; I like cauliflower rice, low carb biscuits or a 90 Second Keto Bread.

How to make Low Carb Turkey a la King

Start by washing the veggies, including the mushrooms. Chop the onion, celery, green pepper and mushrooms.

Melt butter in a saucepan and once hot, add the onion, celery, green pepper and mushrooms. Mix in the pepper and salt and cook until the onion is translucent and the mushrooms have browned.

Chop the turkey, mince the garlic, trim the green beans and cut them into 1″ pieces. Mix all three into the mushrooms and stir, then pour in the warmed cream, and chicken stock.

Bring to a simmer and reduce for 10 minutes.

If you would like a thick sauce, xanthum gum can be used to thicken.

Serve hot over cauliflower rice, Low Carb Biscuits or 90 Second Keto Bread.

Perfect for busy weeknights, this quick and easy Low Carb Turkey a la King is loaded with flavour and pairs great with cauliflower rice or low carb breads.

What pairs with Low Carb Turkey a la King?

Like mentioned above, these are the three sides I would pair with this Low Carb Turkey a la King:

How to make Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is super easy to make!

Chop a cauliflower into small florets and discard the core. Either grate the cauliflower to form rice sized pieces or pulse for a couple of seconds in a food processor until the cauliflower is the size of rice grains.

Heat a skillet on medium heat with a tbsp of oil. Once hot, add the cauliflower rice with salt and pepper to taste. Stir, cover and cook for about 10 minutes until the cauliflower rice is perfectly soft, stirring every couple of minutes or so.

Serve hot drenched in Low Carb Turkey a la King.

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Perfect for busy weeknights, this quick and easy Low Carb Turkey a la King is loaded with flavour and pairs great with cauliflower rice or low carb breads.
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Low Carb Turkey a la King

Perfect for busy weeknights, this quick and easy Low Carb Turkey a la King is loaded with flavour and pairs great with cauliflower rice or low carb breads.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Canadian, Low Carb
Keyword low carb dinner, turkey a la king
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Aleta

Ingredients

Low Carb Turkey a la King

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • ½ lb mushrooms
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • ½ lb green beans
  • ¾ lb leftover turkey
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • ¾ cup heavy cream warmed

Optional

Instructions

Equipment Needed

Directions

  • Wash the veggies including the mushrooms then chop the onion, celery, green pepper and mushrooms.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan and once hot, add the onion, celery, green pepper and mushrooms. Mix in the pepper and salt and cook until the onion is translucent and the mushrooms have browned.
  • Chop the turkey, mince the garlic, trim the green beans and cut them into 1″ pieces. Mix all three into the mushrooms and stir, then pour in the warmed cream and chicken stock.
  • Bring to a simmer and reduce for 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot over cauliflower rice, Low Carb Biscuits or 90 Second Keto Bread.

Notes

If you would like a thick sauce, xanthan gum can be sprinkled over top a minute before the the the Turkey A La King is finished simmering. 

3 Comments


  1. Looks delicious. I’m always looking for ways to use up all that leftover turkey!

  2. This is a brilliant solution for leftover turkey! I love all of the ingredients you used here; and I love how easy this looks and sounds. Definitely keeping this one for this coming week!

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