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Italian Turkey Cutlets

  • 4 Servings
  • 5 mins Prep Time
  • 30 mins Total Time


Serving Size 1 turkey cutlet and about 3/4 cup sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 280
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 640mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars 5g
Protein 33g
Vitamin D 0%
Calcium 15%
Iron 10%
Potassium 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Step 2

    Add a tablespoon of oil and the garlic to the skillet. Cook, stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Step 3

    Stir in tomatoes and their juices, along with Italian seasoning.
  • Step 4

    Bring the mixture in skillet to a boil; reduce heat to medium and simmer gently. Stir occasionally, until sauce has thickened but is still chunky, about 20 minutes.
  • Step 5

    Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste and keep warm.
  • Step 6

    While sauce simmers, pat turkey cutlets dry with a paper towel and season with a pinch of salt.
  • Step 7

    Heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Step 8

    Add the turkey cutlets to the skillet and cook for 6 minutes on one side. Flip the cutlets and cook for an additional 3 minutes, or until an internal temperature reaches 165°F, measured by a meat thermometer.
  • Step 9

    Spoon the warm tomato sauce over each cutlet. Excess sauce can be served with pasta as a side dish.
  • Step 10

    Sprinkle with mozzarella. Cover skillet and cook until cheese melts, about 3 minutes.
  • Step 11

    Garnish with basil.

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