Heart Healthy Turkey Piccata Recipe
Cut off peel and pith from lemons. Cut into slices, then cut slices in half; reserve.
In a shallow bowl, combine flour, salt and pepper. Coat turkey cutlets in flour until covered on both sides.
Lightly coat a large skillet with olive oil cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat until hot. Lightly spray cutlets with cooking spray. Cook for 2 1/2 minutes per side, or until golden and cooked through. Remove to a platter and keep warm.
Add tomatoes and basil to skillet, raise heat to high, and cook, shaking pan, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until tomato skins start to char and split in spots; transfer to platter.
Add wine, shallot and capers to skillet; boil for 1 minute, or until wine is reduced by half. Reduce heat and swirl in butter and reserved lemon slices until margarine is melted. Spoon sauce and arrange lemon slices over turkey. Garnish turkey with parsley and serve with tomatoes.
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About This Healthy Recipe
If you’re looking for a healthy Italian dinner that’s big on flavor but low in fat and calories, try out this enticing Turkey Piccata recipe. The heart-healthy dish uses lean turkey breast cutlets, which tend to have more flavor than chicken breast. The low-fat turkey is then seasoned to perfection with a combination of lemon, white wine, shallots, capers, cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs. Although this healthy turkey recipe is elegant enough to serve to guests for a special occasion, it’s easy enough to make for a quick weeknight meal. This low-calorie entrée clocks in at a mere 209 calories per serving so it fits in well with most diet plans. With only 1g of saturated fat and less than 350mg of sodium, it’s a heart-healthy meal that doesn’t skimp on taste. This dish also works with diabetic-friendly diets. And it’s a very satisfying high-protein meal, containing a whopping 30g of protein per serving. If you’re following a gluten-free diet, swap out the flour with gluten-free flour.