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Turkey Piccata

Turkey Piccata

Turkey Piccata

Prep and Cook Time 20 minutes


Makes 4 servings


1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 boneless turkey breast (1 pound), sliced into 4 slices
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1-1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
3 tablespoons pine nuts
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. Combine flour, salt and pepper in resealable food storage bag. Add turkey; shake to evenly coat with flour mixture. Set aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add turkey; cook 3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned and turkey is no longer pink in center. Remove from skillet to serving plate. Cover with foil and keep warm.
  3. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to skillet. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add mushrooms and garlic. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Add broth, lemon juice and oregano. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer, uncovered, 3 minutes.
  4. Spoon sauce mixture over turkey. Sprinkle with pine nuts and parsley. Serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with rice pilaf, sliced fresh tomatoes, garlic bread and caramel sundaes.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 433 mg
Protein 23 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Total Fat 17 g
Calories 287

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1-1/2
Meat 3
Vegetable 1
Starch 1/2

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