Turkey Bundles Braised with Spring Vegetables



1 lb TURKEY TENDERLOINS, cut into 1-inch cubes

1 Medium carrot, peeled and sliced thin

1 Each zucchini, trimmed & cut into 1/4-inch slices

1 Each scallion, trimmed & cut into thin diagonal slices

1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 tsp lemon peel, freshly grated

1 Small Clove garlic, crushed

1 tbsp fresh basil, finely chopped

1/2 tsp salt

1 lb orzo or other small pasta, cooked and drained


Combine turkey, carrot, zucchini, scallion, oil, lemon peel, garlic, basil, and salt in large bowl; toss to coat. Marinate 15 minutes.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Cut two 15-inch-long pieces aluminum foil. Divide turkey mixture between the two pieces of foil. Double-fold top and two side seams, making two neat packages, and place on baking sheet.

Bake on lowest oven rack 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand a few minutes before opening packets.

If desired, serve over cooked orzo or other small pasta.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 330

Total Fat 5 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 70 g

Sodium 360 mg

Potassium 537 mg

Total Carbohydrates 36 g

Dietary Fiber 3 g

Sugars 4 g

Protein 35 g

% Daily Protein 110

% Daily Vitamin C 10

% Daily Calcium 4

% Daily Iron 20