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Nutty Turkey Slices Recipe
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Nutty Turkey Slices Recipe

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From Center, Colorado, Nancy Schmidt shares a flavorful way to dress up quick-cooking turkey breast slices. "You can really taste the walnuts in the crunchy golden coating," she assures.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:3-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 3-6 servings


  • 3/4 cup ground walnuts
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 package (17.6 ounces) turkey breast cutlets
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the walnuts, cheese, Italian seasoning and paprika. Add turkey, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown turkey in batches in butter for 3-4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink; remove and keep warm.
  3. Combine the cornstarch, broth and lemon juice until smooth; gradually add to the skillet. Stir to loosen browned bits and bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Serve with turkey. Yield: 3-6 servings.
Originally published as Nutty Turkey Slices in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p18

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Reviewed May. 3, 2012

"Okay, I didn't have ground walnuts so I used finely chopped walnuts, adding them to the sauce, plus I forgot to add the parmesan until the end. This may have rated a 4 if I'd done it properly. Not a bad recipe at all."

Reviewed Jan. 30, 2010

"I used pecans instead of the walnuts. It was very good."

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