Pumpkin Seed Crusted Turkey Medallions




4 Medium sweet potatoes, peeled, diced and blanched

4 Medium celery roots, peeled, diced and blanched

1/4 tsp rubbed sage

Salt and freshly ground black pepper To Taste

4 c dry pumpkin seeds

2 c dry plain bread crumbs

1/4 tsp ground allspice

4 lbs BONELESS TURKEY BREAST, sliced into medallions

Fresh sage leaves As needed




Over medium heat, cook bacon until some of the fat is released into the pan.

Stir in blanched vegetables. Season with sage, salt and pepper. Allow vegetables to cook until lightly browned.

Hold for service.


Combine pumpkin seeds, bread crumbs, allspice, salt and pepper in a food processor. Grind to a medium to fine textured meal.

Coat one side of turkey medallions generously.

Sauté turkey in hot vegetable oil until golden brown.

Turn and sauté another minute.


Plate turkey medallions with 1/2 cup root vegetable hash.

Garnish with fresh sage.


Nutrition Facts

630 Total Calories

270 Calories from Fat

30 g Total Fat

46 % Daily Total Fat

6 g Saturated Fat

30 % Daily Saturated Fat

110 g Cholesterol

37 % Daily Cholesterol

640 mg Sodium

27 % Daily Sodium

40 g Total Carbohydrates

13 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

6 g Dietary Fiber

24 % Daily Dietary Fiber

7 g Sugars

53 g Protein

150 % Daily Protein

30 % Daily Vitamin C

15 % Daily Calcium

60 % Daily Iron