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Lighter Cretons

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Cretons are an old French Canadian recipe. It was made with lots of lard and pork. This light version will be a delightful surprise. Spread on your favorite bread or crackers."
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2 h servings 76
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Place ground turkey, 1 cup water, onion, cloves, sage, and cinnamon in a saucepan. Bring turkey mixture to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes, mashing ingredients occasionally with a spatula while cooking; remove from heat.
  2. Stir gelatin into remaining 1/2 cup water; stir gelatin mixture into turkey mixture. Transfer to a small container; refrigerate until cool, about 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 76 calories; 3.4 1.5 9.8 33 29 Full nutrition

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I'm a huge cretons addict, having be raised on it in my French Canadian family. I always love trying different variations. This was definitely a huge change for me as I'd never tried making them...