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Italian Turkey Cutlets

  • 4 Servings
  • 5 Prep Time
  • 30 Total Time


  • 1 package Turkey Breast Cutlets -or-
  • 1 package Turkey Breast Chops
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup low-moisture mozzarella cheese, diced (1/4 inch)
  • 1 bunch basil leaves
Serving Size 1 turkey cutlet and about 3/4 cup sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 280
Calories from fat
% Daily Value*
Total fat 11 g 14 %
Saturated fat 3.5 g 18 %
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 80 mg 27 %
Sodium 640 mg 28 %
Total Carbohydrates 11 g 4 %
Dietary Fiber 3 g 11 %
Sugars 5 g
Protein 33 g
Vitamin D 0%
Calcium 15%
Iron 10%
Potassium 10%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. This is a representation of the nutrition label. The actual nutrition label on the product may vary slightly.
  • Step 1

    Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Step 2

    Add a tablespoon of oil and the garlic to the skillet. Cook, stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Step 3

    Stir in tomatoes and their juices, along with Italian seasoning.
  • Step 4

    Bring the mixture in skillet to a boil; reduce heat to medium and simmer gently. Stir occasionally, until sauce has thickened but is still chunky, about 20 minutes.
  • Step 5

    Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste and keep warm.
  • Step 6

    While sauce simmers, pat turkey cutlets dry with a paper towel and season with a pinch of salt.
  • Step 7

    Heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Step 8

    Add the turkey cutlets to the skillet and cook for 6 minutes on one side. Flip the cutlets and cook for an additional 3 minutes, or until an internal temperature reaches 165°F, measured by a meat thermometer.
  • Step 9

    Spoon the warm tomato sauce over each cutlet. Excess sauce can be served with pasta as a side dish.
  • Step 10

    Sprinkle with mozzarella. Cover skillet and cook until cheese melts, about 3 minutes.
  • Step 11

    Garnish with basil.

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