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Turkey Tenderloin With Vegetables

Prep time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:
  • Boneless, skinless turkey breast tenderloin (about 1 lb.)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup zucchini, chopped
  • 1/2 cup yellow squash, chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
Directions:
  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine black pepper and garlic in a small bowl and rub mixture on both sides of turkey.
  3. Place turkey on broiler pan and broil for 5 minutes. Turn and broil for another 5 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 185°F (85°C). Juices should run clear and the turkey should not be pink in the center.
  4. While turkey is cooking, combine chicken broth, cornstarch, oregano, onion powder, and Parmesan cheese in saucepan, and mix well.
  5. Stir in tomatoes, zucchini, squash, and onions.
  6. Cook and stir vegetables over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Cook and stir 2 minutes more after mixture begins to thicken.
  7. When the turkey is done cooking, place the vegetables on top of it to serve.

Serves: 4

Serving size: 1/4 of the recipe

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

160 calories
30g protein
2.5g fat
0g sat. fat
8g carbohydrate
2g fiber
45mg cholesterol
100mg sodium
3g sugars

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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