Turkey Cutlets with Parmesan Crust

Turkey Cutlets with Parmesan Crust

Busy around the holidays? Here’s a quick, high protein weeknight meal the whole family will love! These turkey cutlets are made with a lean and light Parmesan crust that is lightly pan-fried in just enough oil and butter to make them yummy yet not greasy or high in calories to sabotage your healthy lifestyle! Top with fresh lemon and everyone is happy! This is also great with roasted string beans or whipped cauliflower! Dine in confidence!


4 (4 oz) turkey breast cutlets
2 egg whites, beaten
1/3 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese
kosher salt and fresh pepper
1 tbsp butter
1 tsp olive oil
lemon wedges for serving


*Season cutlets with salt and pepper. Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese in a medium bowl. In another bowl beat egg whites. Dip turkey cutlets in egg whites, then breadcrumb mixture, shaking off excess.

*Heat a large nonstick frying pan on medium heat. Add the butter and olive oil. When butter melts, add the cutlets and cook about 6 minutes on each side, until golden brown and cooked through. Serve with lemon wedges.


Servings: 4, Serving Size: 1 cutlet
Calories: 196
Protein: 29 g
Carb: 7 g
Fat: 6 g