Harvest Turkey Compote Delight

Ah, the kitchen’s playground, where flavors tango and dishes come alive! Imagine bacon sizzling in olive oil, releasing its savory charm. Then, our hero, the turkey breast, steps onto the scene, jazzed up with a touch of Badass Burger Booster, browning like a culinary maestro in that bacon-infused pool.

But hold on, the gang’s assembling! Here come the onions, apples, mushrooms, and thyme, chopped and ready to mingle. They cozy up in an 8X8 casserole dish, prepping for their flavorful performance.

Once the squad’s united, a splash of chicken broth joins the party, turning up the flavor dial in a simmering sensation. And of course, our turkey breast steals the spotlight, soaking up every bit of that deliciousness.

Fast-forward through the oven hour, and ta-da! The stage reveals a stellar, savory ensemble – the harvest turkey compote.

The turkey graciously steps aside, allowing the veggies and fruits to blend into a melodic, flavorful medley. Then, it’s time for the grand finale – the turkey slices, poised elegantly atop this veggie extravaganza.

Every bite is a culinary symphony – the bacon’s smokiness, the mushrooms’ earthy notes, the apples’ sweet melody, all harmonizing flawlessly with that tender turkey.

This dish isn’t just about ingredients; it’s an orchestra of flavors, a delicious tale spun through the joyous feast it brings. So grab your utensils, dive in, and let this delightful journey whisk you away

A very generous thank you to  Turkey Farmers of Nova Scotia for sponsoring this recipe. It is an honour to work with brands that align with our values and make it possible for us to share these recipes with you.

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Harvest Turkey Compote

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef


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  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup diced double smoked bacon
  • 1 tbsp Badass Burger Booster
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 turkey breast
  • 2 yellow onions, julienned
  • 4 medium apples, chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 34 sprigs of thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Badass Burger Booster
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400
  2. Heat 2 tbsp butter in a saute pan, saute the bacon until it begins to render its fat, remove and set aside.
  3. Rub the turkey breast with the olive oil and season with 1 tbsp Badass Burger Booster, add to the bacon fat and brown on all sides.
  4. Combine the onions, apples, mushrooms, thyme and bacon and seasoning, toss and place in an 8X8 casserole dish.
  5. Pour the broth over top and add the turkey breast.
  6. Bake for 1 hour.
  7. Remove from the oven, remove the turkey breast and mash the vegetables.
  8. Slice the turkey breast and serve on top of the compote.
  • Category: entrees, one dish, turkey, recipes