Savoring Versatility: A Turkey Triumph

In the world of culinary adventures, few ingredients offer the versatility and flavor profile quite like turkey. Whether it’s the centerpiece of a festive Thanksgiving feast or the star of a casual weeknight dinner, turkey has a remarkable ability to adapt and elevate any dish it graces.

Today, I invite you on a journey that celebrates the remarkable potential of this humble yet extraordinary bird. Picture succulent slices of tender turkey breast, enveloped in a symphony of creamy textures and savory delights. Intrigued? You should be.

In this culinary adventure, we’ll be diving into a recipe that not only showcases the delectable qualities of turkey but also highlights its remarkable ability to harmonize with a variety of ingredients. From the tangy richness of cream cheese to the smoky allure of bacon and the fresh crunch of green onions, every component in this dish plays a crucial role in creating a flavor experience that is nothing short of unforgettable.

But before we delve into the finer details of this tantalizing recipe, let’s take a moment to appreciate the star of the show: the turkey breast. While often associated with grand holiday feasts, turkey breast is a versatile protein that deserves a spot in your culinary repertoire year-round. Its mild flavor provides the perfect canvas for a myriad of flavor profiles, making it an ideal choice for experimentation and innovation in the kitchen.

So, whether you’re looking to impress guests at your next dinner party or simply craving a cozy night in with a gourmet meal, let this recipe be your guide to unlocking the true potential of turkey breast. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and embark on a culinary journey that celebrates the art of versatile cooking.

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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Million Dollar Turkey

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


Units Scale
  • 1 2 lb turkey breast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Sprinkle Hot Under The Kilt Acadian Cajun Seasoning
  • 6 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 1/2 cup mozarella cheese
  • Additional bacon and green onions for garnish.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F
  2. Mix the cream cheese, mayonnaise, bacon, green onion and half of the cheese together.
  3. Cut the turkey breast into strips, place into an 8 X 8 casserole dish, season with salt, pepper and HUTK.
  4. Top with the cheese mixture and then sprinkle with the remaining cheese.
  5. Bake for 40 minutes or until an internal temp of 165F is reached.
  6. Garnish with more crumbled bacon and green onions.
  • Category: entrees, Turkey, recipes