Italian Turkey Drumsticks

Betty Crocker's Great Grilling cookbook shares a recipe! Divine drumsticks from the grill with only six ingredients. Delizioso!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
turkey drumsticks, 2 1/2 pounds
1
teaspoon salt
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
cup chunky-style spaghetti sauce
2
tablespoons red wine or red wine vinegar
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil

  • 1 Place turkey, salt and garlic in 12-inch skillet; add enough water to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes or until turkey is tender; drain.
  • 2 Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 3 Mix spaghetti sauce, wine and oil; brush over turkey.
  • 4 Cover and grill turkey 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 30 to 40 minutes, brushing occasionally with sauce mixture and turning after 20 minutes, until very tender and well browned. Discard any remaining sauce mixture.

Expert Tips

To save time on grilling day, follow step 1 the day before, then refrigerate drumsticks until ready to grill.

So many brands and flavors of red spaghetti and pasta sauces are now available. Try a different one every time you make these drumsticks.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
160 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
18 %
(Saturated Fat
5 g,
5 %
),
Cholesterol
120 mg
120 %;
Sodium
900 mg
900 %;
Total Carbohydrate
8 g
8 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
41 g
41 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 6 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.