Turkey Cutlets with Smoky Black Bean Sauce

Turkey Cutlets with Smoky Black Bean Sauce

You can also use chicken tenders. Serve with black beans and tortilla chips.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cutlets and 1/2 cup sauce)


  • 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of ground red pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon barbecue smoked seasoning (such as Hickory Liquid Smoke)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 (2-ounce) turkey breast cutlets
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray


Combine first 9 ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes. Stir in smoked seasoning; cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in butter.

While sauce cooks, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle turkey with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add turkey to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with sauce.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 291
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 7.3g
  • Saturated fat: 3.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 34.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 19.7g
  • Fiber: 7.4g
  • Cholesterol: 85mg
  • Iron: 3.9mg
  • Sodium: 617mg
  • Calcium: 67mg

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