Rosemary Cornmeal Crusted Turkey Filet



1-1/4 lbs yellow onions, sliced

2 Whole garlic heads, roasted

1 qt red wine vinegar

10 lbs Roma tomatoes, blackened and peeled

10 oz cilantro, washed and dried

20 Each chipolte chilies, seeded

1 c sugar

1/2 tsp salt

2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper

2-1/2 lbs turnips, peeled

1-1/4 lbs unsalted butter

10 oz heavy cream

1/4 c fresh garlic, minced

1/4 tsp salt

2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

4 c heavy cream

10 oz fresh garlic, minced

1 tsp salt

2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper

2 lbs cornmeal

1 lb fresh rosemary, chopped

5 lbs BONELESS TURKEY BREAST, skinless & cut in 4-oz portions

2-1/2 lbs fresh Mozzarella with sun-dried tomatoes, cut in 2-oz portions

Smoked angel hair pasta, cooked As Needed




Caramelize onions and 2 whole heads roasted garlic. Deglaze stockpot with red wine vinegar.

In a food processor or blender, process tomatoes, cilantro, chipoltes, sugar, salt and pepper along with onions and vinegar. Puree to desired texture. Hold for service.


Cook turnips until they are tender. Strain.

Add 1-1/4 pounds butter, 10 ounces cream, 1/4 cup garlic, salt and pepper. Mash to desired texture. Hold for service.


In a quarter size hotel pan, combine 4 cups heavy cream with 5 ounces minced garlic, 1 tablespoon salt and 1 tablespoon pepper.

In another quarter size hotel pan, combine cornmeal, rosemary, 5 ounces garlic, 1 tablespoon salt and 1 tablespoon pepper.

Pound turkey filets to an even thickness. Dip turkey into seasoned cream, then into rosemary mixture, heavily coating the surface.

Sear in hot skillet until the crust is golden brown. Top each portion with a slice of fresh Mozzarella. Finish in a preheated 350 degree F. oven to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.


For each portion: place turkey medallion atop angel hair pasta. Serve with 2-ounce portion of Creamy Garlic Turnips and a mound of Fire Roasted Salsa.


Nutrition Facts

1050 Total Calories

470 Calories from Fat

53 g Total Fat

82 % Daily Total Fat

29 g Saturated Fat

145 % Daily Saturated Fat

215 g Cholesterol

72 % Daily Cholesterol

2220 mg Sodium

93 % Daily Sodium

92 g Total Carbohydrates

31 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

13 g Dietary Fiber

52 % Daily Dietary Fiber

22 g Sugars

55 g Protein

100 % Daily Protein

100 % Daily Vitamin C

45 % Daily Calcium

40 % Daily Iron