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Turkey Asparagus Divan

 Turkey Asparagus Divan
It looks and tastes decadent, but at just 291 calories per serving, this classic entree isn't much of a splurge. Pair it with a side salad and slice of whole grain bread for a complete meal. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 16 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 1-1/4 cups seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 package (17.6 ounces) turkey breast cutlets
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 8 slices deli ham
  • 8 slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese


  • In a large skillet, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and
  • boil for 3 minutes. Drain and pat dry.
  • In a shallow bowl, beat the egg whites, egg and milk. Place bread
  • crumbs in another shallow bowl. Dip turkey in egg mixture, then coat
  • with crumbs.
  • In a large skillet, cook turkey in butter in batches for 2-3 minutes
  • on each side or until no longer pink. Layer each cutlet with a ham
  • slice, two asparagus spears and cheese. Cover and cook for 1 minute
  • or until cheese is melted. Transfer to a platter; keep warm. Yield:
  • 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 291 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 100 mg cholesterol, 595 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch.