Guest Post: Turkey Scallopini with Mushroom Cognac Sauce

By Charmian Christie, aka The Messy Baker

Does the thought of brining, stuffing, and carving a turkey make you want to cancel Thanksgiving and order out? Put down the phone and pick up a meat mallet. This simple but elegant dish can be on the table in under an hour yet is worthy of the holidays. Whether you’re celebrating Friendsgiving or hosting a small-scale family gathering, tender turkey smothered in a mushroom-cognac sauce is always welcomed.

I used a pre-mixed blend of oyster, shiitake and crimini mushrooms. Still, the humble white button mushroom will rise to the occasion. If turkey doesn’t suit, try chicken breast, pork tenderloin, or even veal. After all, mushrooms play nicely with any thinly pounded white meat.

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Bring Mushrooms to the Table this Grilling Season

A couple of years ago, we joined forces with The Turkey Farmers of Canada to bring turkey and mushrooms together on the grill. It was a beautiful partnership that brought out some seriously sizzling summer grilling recipes!

With the warm, sunny weather upon us, we thought it was time to recap all twenty, yes twenty, delicious blogger recipes. I’d say it’s time to get your Grill On! Click on the photos below for the full recipe.

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