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Turkey Escalopes with Pineapple & Mint Salsa

Turkey Escalopes with Pineapple & Mint Salsa

This simple recipe uses low fat ingredients for a filling and nutritious meal for two. The salsa recipe makes sufficient for 4 portions so keep in the fridge for liven up another meal.

Add this to your Flexi Solution for a meal that’s only 426 calories, and only takes 35 minutes to prepare & bake!

Healthy Turkey Escalopes with Salsa Recipe

Ingredients

For the turkey:

  • 2 x 130g turkey escalopes or breast slices
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 medium slices, granary bread, made into breadcrumbs
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Black pepper

For the pineapple mint salsa:

  • 400g (half a medium) pineapple, skin and core removed
  • 1 red chilli (optional), finely chopped
  • 10g fresh mint leaves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

To serve 2:

  • 160g tenderstem broccoli
  • 80g rice of your choice

Method

  1. Preheat an oven to 190ºC, fan 170ºC, gas mark 5.
  2. Brush the turkey with the olive oil and place in lightly greased ovenproof dish.
  3. Mix together the breadcrumbs and lemon zest and season with black pepper, and press onto the top of the turkey breasts.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes until when pierced with a sharp knife the turkey juices are clear, which shows it is cooked.
  5. Meanwhile place all the salsa ingredients in a food processor and pulse lightly until the pineapple is chopped but not smooth. Chill until required.
  6. Cook the rice according to the packet instructions, and steam the broccoli until just tender.
  7. Serve the turkey escalopes with the rice, broccoli and add one quarter of the pineapple salsa.

Serving suggestions: use the salsa to accompany lean pork chops

Storage: the salsa can be refrigerated for 48 hours.

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Sophie Angell

Sophie Angell

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Lover of running and baking. Not necessarily in that order.


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