What are turkey cutlets and why should you make some? This cut of poultry can also be called turkey chops and they are thin sliced portions of the breast. They’re boneless, skinless, and cook up very fast! Turkey cutlets are low in carbs, low in saturated fat, and high in protein.

This underrated piece of meat is well worth the try and is sure to be a hit. So if you’re looking for a fast weeknight dinner for busy people this is the list for you. 

Turkey cutlets are keto friendly, and they cook up super fast and taste great with a variety of flavors! For example you can make Buffalo Stuffed Turkey On The Grill, Buttermilk cutlets in Nacho Crumb Coating, Mediterranean Turkey and Pasta, and more! This list has everything you could possibly want and something for everyone. 

1. Garlic Parmesan Turkey Cutlets

Garlic Parmesan Turkey Cutlet Recipes are nutritious and very easy to whip up! Oven baked to perfection with a scrumptious crisp, it’s the best meal for a crowd when you are busy. Ever felt like you were in a rut when it comes to dinner? Anytime I feel like I’ve been making the same boring dinners over and over I switch it up with this recipe for Garlic Parmesan Turkey Cutlets. I always tend to fall back on chicken as my go-to dinner meat forgetting that turkey actually has more protein, fewer calories, and less total fat and cholesterol. 

2. Turkey Scallopini with Creamy Lemon Sauce

Simple low carb skillet turkey cutlet recipes for dinner! Every once in a while I crave indulgent turkey recipes! These cutlets are spiced perfectly then breaded with panko and Parmesan cheese. Last but not least they are lightly fried in a skillet resulting in turkey heaven! Wait until you hear about the creamy, garlicky sauce that’s cooked right in the pan too! It  just amps things up to another level. You won’t believe how quick and easy they cook up – it’s literally ready in minutes! To keep it low carb use: coconut flour, Garlic Powder, Paprika, Salt, and Pepper.

3. Turkey Cutlets, Balsamic Pan Sauce

When I get turkey too cook, it’s usually tenderloins, ground turkey, turkey sausage, or whole turkeys. Then I started getting the legs for special occasions. One day I realized I have not tried cooking cutlets, and I realized how much I love them! They are sliced thin and excellent for a fast meal – either on the stove top or on the grill. The last ones I got were so thick and big so I sliced them thinner for easier cooking. This recipe is ready to go in 25 minutes and finished with a simple pan sauce that everyone will love. 

4. Buffalo Stuffed Turkey On The Grill

This Buffalo Stuffed Turkey Cutlet Recipe is the perfect warm weather meal. The turkey cutlets are thin and easily stuffed with buffalo sauce, cream cheese and blue cheese. Everything is then rolled up and grilled to a crispy juicy golden brown. I am super thrilled about this particular recipe because of the delicious flavor combinations. It just screams comfort food yet is low in carbs. I am positive it will instantly become a new go-to recipe during these hot months. Key ingredients include: Turkey cutlets, Hot sauce, Cream cheese, Blue cheese, Butter, and Spices.

5. Pecan-Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Red Onion Marmalade

Pecan-Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Red Onion Marmalade is very simple and fantastic for any special occasion or family dinner. The slow cooked red onion marmalade compliments the Pecan-Crusted Turkey Cutlets. If you’re looking for a cozy comfort food dish for the holiday season try this recipe. The best part is you don’t need flour or egg so it’s gluten-free and egg allergen friendly!  The pecans taste lovely with tangy Dijon mustard too. Don’t neglect to do a quick brining because it adds flavor and tenderness that you just can’t miss. 

6. Buttermilk Turkey cutlets in Nacho Crumb Coating

Heavenly tender  juicy turkey cutlets that are marinated in buttermilk and spices before being breaded in crushed Nachos and breadcrumbs?! It is out of this world fantastic! I can’t believe this recipe only exists because the author didn’t have enough breadcrumbs! Good thing she was because the nacho crumb coating is unlike anything else I’ve ever had. All you need to do is add 2 cups of nachos for this recipe, transfer them to a plastic zip lock bag and crush them with a rolling pin.

7. Oven Roasted Turkey Parmesan

This Oven Roasted Turkey Cutlet Parmesan is a twist in the Italian Classic. Breaded turkey cutlets that are smothered in fresh marinara and mozzarella are sure to impress your friends and loved ones. For best results use turkey filets cutlets that are cut about 1/2 inch thick, very fine breadcrumbs, egg, mozzarella cheese and parmesan cheese. As for seasoning and sauce, use oregano, basil, rosemary, salt, pepper, olive oil, and marinara. 

8. Air Fryer Turkey Cutlets

You can whip up this recipe for Air Fryer Turkey Cutlets in only 16-minutes from beginning to end. It is the best way to indulge in breaded turkey cutlets packed with flavor that everyone will love. Featuring Italian seasoned breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese they are sure to be a hit. Using your air fryer, this recipe is a great way to make a simple dinner or lunch for busy people. Serve them with a side salad, steamed vegetables, potatoes, and your favorite drink. 

 9. Turkey Cutlets Marsala

This thin turkey Marsala cutlets recipe is pretty lean and totally flavorful! You won’t believe it’s ready in a flash with a totally fuss free clean up. You can serve it with a variety of vegetables, a salad, angel hair pasta or roasted potatoes. All you need is all-purpose flour, turkey breast cutlets, unsalted butter, extra-virgin olive oil, finely chopped shallots, mushrooms, Marsala wine, low-sodium chicken broth, and spices. 

10. Turkey Prosciutto Roll

Turkey cutlet recipes that are thinly sliced taste so amazing with Italian prosciutto and fresh sage! It’s fast and simple and loaded with flavor. Turkey Prosciutto Rolls get dinner on the table in the blink of an eye and are sure to be a hit with the entire family. Sometimes I just want to get a meal on the table with minimal effort because I’ve had a long day! That’s why I love this dish with only 3 ingredients- plus it is gluten free and low carb! 

11. Turkey Piccata

This turkey piccata is a fabulous simple and light recipe that’s amazing any night of the week! Featuring turkey cutlets, shallots, capers, and gravy. So if you’re looking for a quick, flavorful, and easy meal this is the one for you. The best part is the buttery lemon sauce and capers! This is one of those dinners that you can make any day of the week for the family! It’s even great for guests at a dinner party. Traditionally piccata is made with chicken, turkey is just as good if not better! 

12. Tender Breaded Turkey Cutlets

Tender Breaded Turkey Cutlets are a different yet amazing way to serve turkey. Featuring a sour cream element that really seals in moisture! It is my new favorite turkey dish ever. It takes 10 minutes to prep, 15 minutes to cook, and results in 4 servings. Just grab some Italian seasoned dry bread crumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, 4 turkey breast cutlets (1/4 inch thick),  fat free sour cream, and extra virgin olive oil.

13. Turkey Cutlets with Gravy

These excellent turkey cutlets are a fabulous weeknight recipe that you can make for family dinner, Thanksgiving , or even Christmas! This dish makes the perfect portion for one person, or you can simply double the ingredients to share. Juicy tender cutlets are so simple and it all cooks in 30 minutes using only one pan! Just season the meat with a bit of salt, black pepper, and Italian seasoning. If you don’t have Italian seasoning just make your own using basil, oregano, thyme, and rosemary. 

14. Mediterranean Turkey Cutlets and Pasta

Mediterranean Turkey Cutlets and Pasta is ready in under 30 minutes flat and makes 4 hearty portions. Using simple ingredients like packaged fettuccine, 1 pound turkey cutlets, Greek seasoning, all-purpose flour, olive oil, chopped red onion, can diced tomatoes with balsamic vinegar, basil, and olive oil, undrained. You will also need a can of drained sliced pitted black olives, crumbled feta cheese, and chopped fresh parsley for garnish.  Mediterranean Turkey Cutlet Recipes like this will have you drooling!

15. Grilled Turkey Cutlets with Lemon, Capers and White Wine Sauce

Grilled Turkey Cutlets with Lemon, Capers and White Wine Sauce is absolutely delicious. If you love lemony and vibrant recipes, grilled turkey cutlets topped with a lemon, white wine and caper sauce is for you. The best part is you can make it in the middle of the week and on the weekend for a dinner party. First you will season the meat with salt and pepper before flouring and searing them in a skillet on high heat. Serve it with grilled green vegetables, such as asparagus, broccoli or a salad.

16. Turkey Cutlets with Rosemary and Thyme

This easy recipe for Turkey Cutlets with Rosemary and Thyme is finished and ready to eat in just 15 minutes. Enjoy this scrumptious family friendly turkey dinner any time of the year. When I was a kid my favorite snack was Thanksgiving leftovers! So that’s one of the many reasons I adore this meal. You can most likely find turkey cutlets (aka turkey chops or loins) in the fresh poultry section at your local grocery store. Turkey is such an underrated protein for main meals there’s many flavors and ingredients you can add in! 

17. Turkey Breast Cutlets in Creamy Mushroom Sauce

Turkey Breast Cutlets in Creamy Mushroom Sauce is super scrumptious and creamy! The best part is how delicious it is-  plus it is ridiculously simplest to make! The herbs make the creamy mushroom sauce so flavorful! It is also excellent for a close knit Thanksgiving or Christmas gathering. Just grab some turkey breast cutlets, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, olive oil, butter, portobello mushrooms, minced garlic, dried parsley, chopped rosemary, heavy cream, and fresh shredded parmesan cheese! 

18. Panko Parmesan Turkey Cutlets

Panko parmesan turkey cutlets are just the right size to avoid roasting an entire bird and have to fuss with the leftovers, yet get the cozy flavors on the table. You don’t have to dry rub, fancy roast, thaw, baste, or brine either! If you have a gluten allergy you can easily substitute gluten free panko crumbs. Just spend an extra minute or two really pressing the breading on to your cutlets and let them rest for 5 minutes. 

19. Turkey Casserole with Noodles

Don’t feel like cooking? Don’t fret because this Turkey noodle casserole is super fuss free. Cozy, creamy, and comforting – this Turkey Casserole with Noodles is a fabulous way to utilize your turkey leftovers! It only takes 20 minutes to prep, and bakes in a flash. It’s fast and simple with cream of mushroom sauce, chopped turkey, pasta, and peas!  The whole casserole is layered with a crispy Panko-Parmesan mix, and popped off in the oven! It is baked until golden-brown, bubbly, and perfect. 

20. Low Carb Baked Turkey Cordon Bleu

Easy turkey cutlet recipes for casseroles like this low carb cordon bleu requires no pounding and no rolling! It’s low carb and the perfect way to use leftover turkey. Plus the creamy dijon sauce is absolutely heavenly. Serve it up with vegetables like green beans, broccoli or a zesty green side salad. If you don’t want to eat keto you can add a side of rice, pasta, or garlic bread- yum!  Turkey Cutlet Recipes like this always hit the spot.

21. Garlic + Herb Turkey Cutlets

Garlic + Herb Turkey Cutlets will have your taste buds bursting with flavor! It’s great for Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Sometimes I’m just so tired of chicken and I just need something different! That’s where these Garlic Herb Turkey Cutlets come in! Featuring minimal yet fancy ingredients that are bright and flavorful. For best results use a nicer bottle of dry white serving wine. If you don’t have that just use chicken broth. Key ingredients include 1/2 inch sliced turkey breast cutlets, chicken or turkey bone broth, fresh rosemary, and more. 

22. Turkey Breast Cutlets with Dijon Sauce

Turkey Breast Cutlets with Dijon Sauce is a fabulous and cozy dish that is an unrated alternative to chicken! They are smothered in a creamy Dijon Tarragon sauce that’s out of this world amazing. It makes for a fancy and tasty entrée that’s perfect for any day of the week. These can be eaten alone or served over mashed potatoes or steamed vegetables. Turkey breast cutlets are low in carbs and a keto lover’s dream!

23. Tuscan Turkey One-Pan Cutlet Casserole

Tuscan Turkey Cutlet Recipes made into a one pan casserole? Omg that sounds amazing, and it is! Any time you are looking for a simple family meal that is nutritious, delicious, and made in one pan – this recipe is a lifesaver. Turkey cutlets cook quickly and make a convenient variation from chicken for weeknight dinners. In this Italian one-pan dinner recipe ingredients like bell peppers, olives and Cabot cheddar cheese, result in a truly comforting meal!

24. Turkey Cutlets With White Wine Sauce

Turkey Cutlets With White Wine Sauce will impress even the pickiest of eaters. Did you know that turkey cutlets are low in saturated fat? It’s true! And they are rich in protein making them a great idea for a healthy entrée. Turkey cutlets are usually sold as a package of 5 or 6 cutlets, which is perfect for family dinner. Herbs and spices needed include: Dried crushed rosemary, dried sage, paprika, kosher salt and ground pepper. 

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