Turkey Tenderloin With Vegetables
Note: If you try this recipe, get help from a grownup because it requires using a knife and the oven.
Prep time: 40 minutes
What you need:
- boneless and skinless turkey breast tenderloin (about 1 pound)
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
Sauce and vegetables:
- 2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1½ teaspoons oregano
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
- ½ cup zucchini, chopped
- ½ cup yellow squash, chopped
- ½ cup onion, chopped
Equipment and supplies:
- Measuring cup
- Measuring spoon
- Broiler pan
- 3-quart saucepan
- Meat thermometer
- Small bowl
What to do:
- Preheat broiler.
- Combine black pepper and garlic in a small bowl and rub mixture on both sides of turkey.
- Place turkey on broiler pan and broil for 5 minutes. Turn and broil for another 5 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 185ºF (85ºC). Juices should run clear and the turkey should not be pink in the center.
- While turkey is cooking, combine chicken broth, cornstarch, oregano, onion powder, and Parmesan cheese in saucepan, and mix well.
- Stir in tomatoes, zucchini, squash, and onions.
- Cook and stir vegetables over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Cook and stir 2 minutes more after mixture begins to thicken.
- When the turkey is done cooking, place the vegetables on top of it to serve.
How much does this recipe make? 4 servings
Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD