Turkey, zucchini and spices - a combination that will delight your guests!
Author: National Turkey Federation - www.eatturkey.com
Suggestions: Of Spanish origin, tapas are little dishes, served on small plates, similar to the Chinese dim sum or the Middle Eastern meze. Although tapas may look similar to traditional appetizers, what differentiates them is their more pronounced and/or spicier flavors.
Serves: 6 person(s)
Preparation Time: 20 mins
1/2 cup tightly packed fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion
1 Tbsp + 2 tsp olive oil, divided
1 tsp sugar
1 lb turkey tenderloins, cut into 3/4-inch medallions
1 dash each of salt & pepper
1 small zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices
2 pita bread, cut into 12 wedges
Lightly sprinkle turkey with salt and pepper. In large non-stick skillet, over medium heat, saute medallions in 2 teaspoons oil for 4 minutes per side or until golden brown and food thermometer, inserted in thickest portion of medallion, reaches 170ºF. Remove turkey from pan and stir into the cilantro mixture.
Over medium heat, sauté zucchini 1 minute. Fold into turkey mixture, mixing well. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Serve cold with crisp pita wedges.
Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.
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