Turkey Cutlets Parmesan

This classic dish is usually smothered in cheese, with deep-fried breaded turkey. This lighter version is just as delicious.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ cup dry breadcrumbs
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 6 turkey cutlets (4 oz. each)
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 can (15 oz.) no-salt tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • ½ cup finely shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 12 oz. whole-wheat spaghetti, cooked and drained

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In shallow bowl, beat egg white until foamy. On plate, combine breadcrumbs, pepper, and 2 tablespoons Parmesan. Dip the turkey cutlets into the egg white, then into the breadcrumb mixture, turning to coat.
  • In large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add turkey cutlets; brown on both sides, about 2–3 minutes per side. Place in prepared baking dish. Add tomato sauce and Italian seasoning to saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Pour sauce over cutlets in baking pan and top with mozzarella cheese and remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan. Bake for 25–35 minutes or until sauce bubbles and cheese melts and begins to brown. Serve hot with pasta.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • ¼ cup dry breadcrumbs
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese, divided
  • 6 turkey cutlets (4 oz. each)
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 can (15 oz.) no-salt tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning
  • ½ cup finely shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 12 oz. whole-wheat spaghetti, cooked and drained

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In shallow bowl, beat egg white until foamy. On plate, combine breadcrumbs, pepper, and 2 tablespoons Parmesan. Dip the turkey cutlets into the egg white, then into the breadcrumb mixture, turning to coat.
  • In large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add turkey cutlets; brown on both sides, about 2–3 minutes per side. Place in prepared baking dish. Add tomato sauce and Italian seasoning to saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Pour sauce over cutlets in baking pan and top with mozzarella cheese and remaining 2 tablespoons Parmesan. Bake for 25–35 minutes or until sauce bubbles and cheese melts and begins to brown. Serve hot with pasta.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories330
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol80mg
Sodium270mg
Total Carbohydrate24g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars1g
Protein37g