Basil Breast of Turkey with Peas and Garden Vegetables

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
25 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients
  • 8 skinless, boneless turkey breast halves, slightly flattened
  • Flour, for dredging
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons, unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 zucchini, cored and sliced in half moon
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper
Directions
  • Lightly flour turkey breasts, shaking off the excess. In a large heavy skillet, heat the vegetable oil over moderately high flame. Add turkey breasts in 2 batches and saute, turning once, until brown. Remove from the skillet and keep warm.

  • Wipe skillet clean and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add the onion and saute until onion is translucent. Add the butter, wine, peppers, zucchini and peas and saute for 2 minutes, then add chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer sauce until well blended and thickened, for about 5 minutes.

  • Return the turkey to the skillet and cook for and additional 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Arrange 2 pieces of turkey on each plate and spoon the sauce and vegetables over them.


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