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Sunday, June 21, 2009

Turkey Cutlets with Baked Vegetables & Mom's Club Wine & Cheese Party

Originally I intended this recipe to be for my fast & frugal Friday post however, I did not remember until late Friday night and I never took a photo as we ate it all. Ops. Therefore, in order to give you some eye candy, I will also tell you about a fantastic night out with the ladies. Up first is the turkey recipe.

This is another 'one dish' type of meal, where you do a little prep, toss it all into dish, cook it and you are done. I did make some multi-grain pasta on the side however, that was mostly for the kids. This is a great dish for 4 adults. We all loved it.

1 lb, boneless, skinless turkey cutlets
1/2 red pepper, cut into strips
1/3 sweet onions, cut into thick slices
4 oz. baby bella mushrooms
4 oz. green beans
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1/3 cup low sodium organic chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon dried sage
salt & pepper

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Whisk together the chicken broth and vinegar in a separate bowl and set aside.

3. Season the turkey with salt and pepper and dredge through the broth/vinegar mixture and
place into an oven proof dish.

4. Toss vegetables into the remaining broth/vinegar mixture, stir and place the veggies and liquid onto the turkeys cutlets.

5. Bake approx. 20-25 minutes depending on the thickness of the cutlets.

So, onto the party. I joined the MOMS Club back when I first became a stay at home mom and found it to be so supportive and a great way to make friends. Once a month we have a moms night out and this month we met for a wine and cheese party.

The woman who hosted the party used the suggestions from my post titled 'Cheese-Wine pairings for Dummies'. She printed some information from the site and used it as labels on the wine bottles.

We had a great time with the pairings and some other nibbles (including the watermelon salad) that ladies brought along. Host one of these parties yourself: maybe for couples, guys or gals.


Mary said...

I'm glad you had a good time. Your cutlet's sound quick and easy. Thanks for sharing them with us.

girlichef said...

That sounds like fun :D And the turkey sounds really good, too!

Anonymous said...

Fun Wine and Cheese party and the turkey cutlets sound delish!

Sara said...

That cheese spread makes me want to attend Mom's night! :)


TheFitnessFreak said...

How fun! Glad you got to have a little "me" time:) Thanks for the easy and delicious sounding recipe.

Annie said...

I haven't tried turkey cutlets yet.. I have been thinking about it though. I think this may have motivated me!

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