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.

  • 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
  • none Dash of ground red pepper
  • 1 none (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 none (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon barbecue smoked seasoning (such as Hickory Liquid Smoke)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 none (2-ounce) turkey breast cutlets
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • none 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: 291none
  • 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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Turkey Cutlets with Smoky Black Bean Sauce Recipe