Grilled Turkey Breast With Lemon-sage Sauce
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories159Total Fat5 gSaturated Fat3 gSodium537 mgTotal Carbohydrate2 gDietary Fiber0 gProtein19 g
Servings and Times
Servings2Marinating Time15 minutes
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresTurkey breast cutlets2 (6-ounce)Juice and zest (grated lemon peel) of ½ lemonSalt¼ teaspoonFreshly ground pepper to tasteDry white wine (or substitute chicken broth)1/3 cupReduced-sodium chicken broth1/3 cupFresh chopped sage1 tablespoonButter2 teaspoons
  • Directions
  • Combine turkey, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a large zippered bag. Shake to coat turkey and let marinate 15 minutes.
  • Prepare the outdoor grill or grill pan, if cooking indoors. Remove turkey from marinade and grill over medium-high heat about 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden brown and cooked through. Remove from heat.
  • Meanwhile, bring wine and broth to boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add lemon peel and sage, reduce heat, and simmer about 10 minutes to reduce. Remove from heat and add butter, whisking until melted.
  • Spoon sauce over turkey and serve immediately.



  • Exchanges
    4 very lean meats; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Sautéed Green Beans With Lemon and Garlic
    Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil over medium-high heat in a medium skillet. Toss in 2 cups of trimmed green beans, juice of ½ lemon, and 1 clove minced garlic, and sauté 5-7 minutes, or until desired tenderness is reached. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and serve. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 74 calories; 8 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 4.5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 3.5 g fiber; 152 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 1 fat.

    Side Suggestions: Brown Rice Pilaf




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