Contestant Matthew Grunwald's dish, Left Over Turkey Taquitos with Heirloom Tomato Relish, for the Star Challenge Betcha Didn't Know, as seen on Food Network Star, Season 13.
Recipe courtesy of Matthew Grunwald

Leftover Turkey Taquitos with Heirloom Tomato Relish

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 40 min
  • Active: 40 min
  • Yield: 6 servings





  1. For the taquitos: Fill a large, deep skillet halfway with oil. Heat the oil to 350 degrees F over medium heat.
  2. Combine the turkey, spinach, mascarpone, cilantro, onion, coriander, chili powder, 2 teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon pepper in a bowl and mix to combine. Evenly distribute the filling among the tortillas. Roll the tortillas up tightly and fasten at both ends with a toothpick.
  3. In batches, gently fry the taquitos for 2 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  4. For the relish: Combine the avocados, tomatoes, lime juice, serrano, cilantro, green onions, gravy, honey, 2 teaspoons salt and 1 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl and mix gently.
  5. Serve two taquitos to a plate, with relish spooned over the top.