Turkey drumsticks are not just for Thanksgiving. They are great for summer suppers. According to Livestrong, turkey legs contain about 200 calories, 28 grams of protein, 10 grams of fat and 0 grams of carbohydrates per 3 1/2 ounce serving. Serve these up with a fresh green salad and some berries and you have a delicious and healthy meal. Here are some recipes to try this summer:
- The Food Lab: Red-Wine Braised Turkey Drumstick recipe gives great step-by-step instructions with photos on how to braise the best drumstick from Serious Eats.
- If braising is your thing you can also try this Apple Cider-Braised Turkey Drumsticks from Food and Wine.
- The Pioneer Woman calls turkey legs Caveman Pops and roasts them in the oven.
- The slow cooker is a great way to cook food in the summer to avoid turning on the oven and heating up the house. Try this Slow Cooker Turkey Leg recipe from Allrecipes
- The Spruce provides some basics for Grilling Turkey Drumsticks
- Turkey drumsticks can also be smoked in about five hours from The Food Network.
- Leftovers!?!?!? If you have any Leftovers, try this Leftover Turkey Carnitas recipe from Serious Eats.
- For dessert, enjoy some home-made ice cream drumsticks from Cupcakes and Cashmere