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Parmesan Turkey Breast


Parmesan Turkey Breast

Parmesan Turkey Breast

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Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound turkey breast, chicken breasts or veal cutlets, cut 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup marinara sauce, warmed
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

Preparation

  1. Preheat broiler. Sprinkle salt and pepper over turkey. Place turkey in one layer in 15X10X1-inch jelly-roll pan.
  2. Combine butter and garlic in small bowl; brush over turkey. Broil turkey 4 to 5 inches from heat source 2 minutes; turn. Sprinkle with cheese. Broil 2 to 3 minutes more or until turkey is no longer pink in center. Transfer to serving plates. To serve, spoon sauce over turkey; sprinkle with basil.

Variation

Preheat oven to 350°F. Sprinkle salt and pepper over turkey. Brown turkey on both sides in 1 to 2 tablespoons hot oil in medium skillet. Place browned turkey in small casserole dish or 9X9-inch baking dish. Top with pasta sauce; cover dish with foil. Bake 30 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Remove from oven. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and basil over turkey.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 3 ounces baked turkey with 1/4 cup sauce and 1/2 tablespoon basil
Calories 251
Protein 33 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Saturated Fat 6 g
Total Fat 10 g
Calories from Fat 37 %
Sodium 832 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1
Meat 4

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