It’s Been a While & Turkey Cutlets Stuffed with Sundried Tomato and Goat Cheese

I’ve thought about many ways to write this post. Apologies for taking so much time off. Explanations for what I’ve been doing. Reasons for not writing. Details of meals I have prepared and cakes I have baked and not photographed.

Coming back is tough. After you’ve been away a while, what’s one more day? And another? Another and another? That’s what brings us to April. I am rusty. I have a seven month old beauty! I am extraordinarily happy. And sleepy. I’ll leave it at that for now. 

Here is a delicious and simple week night dinner. Lately, our dinners are  the following formula: protein + vegetable + starch (or second vegetable). This recipe is my way of spicing up the protein.

Turkey Cutlets Stuffed with Sundried Tomato and Goat Cheese:

  • 4 turkey cutlets
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 4 tablespoons sundried tomato spread*
  • 4 ounces of goat cheese
  • 4 toothpicks

*You could use chopped sundried tomatoes as a substitute

Preheat the oven to 375 F.

Pat dry turkey cutlets and season with salt and pepper.

Pour mustard onto a small plate or into a shallow bowl. One at a time, dip cutlets in mustard smearing on both sides. Scoop one tablespoon of sundried tomato spread into the center of the cutlet. Place a one ounce slice of goat cheese on top of the spread. Carefully roll the cutlet and secure with a toothpick. Place in a baking dish.

Bake at 375 F for 20-30 minutes or until turkey juice runs clear.

Here the cutlet has been dipped in mustard and topped with sundried tomato spread and goat cheese

 

I found some fabulous goat cheese at a shop called American Provisions in South Boston

 

A kitchenbelle.com original.

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7 Responses

  1. Welcome back – we’ve missed you!

    This is certainly the perfect recipe to return with (I was sold with just the mention of goat cheese) – looks so tasty 🙂

  2. Welcome back! Sounds delicious. I can’t even imagine having a baby and cooking elaborate meals. Hopefully when we’re ready, Adam will take charge of the baby some nights and let me cook my heart out… if I’ll even have energy for that! 🙂

  3. Thanks, ladies! I am glad to be back!

  4. Welcome back! Anything with goat cheese is always a winner. 🙂

  5. A delicious way to come back 🙂 Hope all is well with the little one!!

  6. Welcome back!!! I hope you’re here to stay 🙂 This dish looks awesome and I can’t believe I haven’t been to American Provisions yet- need to get on that!!

    Hope you’re having fun with the baby! 🙂

  7. Thanks Kelly and Shannon!
    Sues–you definitely need to check out American Provisions! They have the most amazing meats and cheeses as well as some delicious chocolate!

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