Turkey, Vegetable and Corn Stew

Serves 4 – 6

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1 lb ground Turkey

1 lb Corn kernels, fresh or frozen

1 Fennel bulb, cut into medium slices

1 small Leek, sliced

3 cups of sliced Carrots

2 Roma tomatoes, cut into 3/4” chunks

2 cups of fresh or frozen Peas

½ medium Onion, chopped

2 cups of Chicken broth

2 cups of tomato sauce

¼ cup chopped Parsley

¼ cup fresh Basil or 1 Tbsp. dry Basil

1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce

2 tsp Chef Josef’s Original seasoning blend

1 Tbsp olive oil


Slice and dice all vegetables.


Over high heat, brown turkey meat in a pot.

Half way through browning, add onion and leek and finish glazing.

Add all other ingredients.

Simmer until carrots are al dente.


Let sit for 10 min and serve.


This is a great dish for potluck or for leftovers. Kids love it!

Steamed Mussels in White Wine & Curry

Serves 2

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24 Mussels

½ medium leek

¼ chopped red onion

1 clove garlic, chopped

1 Tbsp olive oil

½ cup coconut crème

1 cup white wine

1tsp fish sauce

2 Tbsp chopped cilantro or lemon grass (optional)

1 Tbsp of Chef Josef Curry Basil blend


Chop the onion, garlic and leek.

Heat olive oil in a skillet on medium high and glaze for 2 minutes until translucent.

Add mussels, white wine and the coconut crème.

Cover and steam until the mussels open, 5 to 8 minutes.

Toss away any mussels that do not open.


Serve in a bowl and sop up juices with your favorite French bread.

Chef Josef's Thai Mussel Coconut Curry Soup

Serves 4




2 Tbsp olive oil

½ medium red onion, chopped

1 medium leek

3 cups chopped celery

3cups chopped carrots

1 Tbsp ginger, minced


1 stalk lemon grass chopped into 3” pieces (optional)

2 Tbsp Chef Josef’s Curry Basil blend

2 Tbsp minced cilantro

1 tsp Fish sauce

1 - 15 oz can coconut cream

2 cups fish stock or chicken stock

40 steamed Mussels

3 cups steamed cauliflower

3 cups cooked pasta or rice


Glaze onion, leek, garlic and celery in olive oil.

Add carrots, coconut cream and stock. Simmer until carrots are ¾ done.

Add all other ingredients and simmer for 3 minutes.

Remove lemon grass pieces from soup.



World’s Easiest Avocado Toast


Serves 2



2 slices of your favorite bread

1 ripe avocado, cut in half

½ tsp Chef Josef’s Curry Basil Seasoning Blend

(The Citrus Tarragon is really good, too).

Optional: Wedge of lemon or lime


Pop the bread in the toaster, and when it’s done,

scoop out the flesh of each half of the avocado onto the warm toast.

Squeeze a bit of lemon or lime juice over of the avocado.

Divide and Sprinkle the Chef Josef’s Curry Basil Seasoning Blend on top of the avocado and mash lightly with a fork. Fantastic!!