Italian Turkey Drumsticks

Italian Turkey Drumsticks

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

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turkey drumsticks, 2 1/2 pounds
teaspoon salt
clove garlic, finely chopped
cup chunky-style spaghetti sauce
tablespoons red wine or red wine vinegar
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.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead Tip
To save time on grilling day, follow step 1 the day before, then refrigerate drumsticks until ready to grill.
Did You Know...
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:

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