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Pecan Turkey Cutlets with Dilled Carrots Recipe

Pecan Turkey Cutlets with Dilled Carrots Recipe

The recipe may look longer, but don’t let that fool you. This one’s easy because it uses the same everyday ingredients in multiple ways. —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup grated Romano cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 package (17.6 ounces) turkey breast cutlets
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1-1/2 pounds sliced fresh carrots
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt


  • 1. Place pecans in a food processor; cover and process until ground.
  • 2. Combine the pecans, cheese, seasoned salt and dill in a shallow bowl. Coat turkey with pecan mixture.
  • 3. Cook turkey in batches in 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until no longer pink; remove and keep warm. Cook garlic in remaining butter in the same pan.
  • 4. Combine the cornstarch, broth and lime juice until blended; gradually add to the skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in lime peel. Remove from the heat; keep warm.
  • 5. Meanwhile, place 1 in. of water in a saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Stir in the butter, lime peel, dill and seasoned salt. Serve with turkey and sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

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homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 232163
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2015

"Delicious! Served with rice and garden vegetables si I didnt fix the carrots, but will next time."

sbhkc90 User ID: 1451836 140851
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2014

"My husband is a very picky eater, even more so than the kids at times but this is now one of his favorites. I have not made the carrots but if they are as good as the pork, then you have a winner."

gypsymal User ID: 1286377 196261
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2014

"Had this last night, its another delicious dish. In my book it gets 5 stars."

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