Lemon Sage Turkey

Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 4 turkey breast cutlets 6-oz.
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • Ghee or use coconut oil


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate turkey overnight or for at least 4 hours (see recipe). Place lemon juice, garlic, and turkey in a large zipper-topped plastic bag; seal bag and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  • At time of cooking, remove turkey cutlets from bag (discarding bag and marinade) and sprinkle evenly with salt, pepper, onion powder and sage.
  • Melt the ghee or coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add turkey fillets and cook for 4 to 6 minutes per side or until cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus and a big salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
NUTRITION: per serving: 194 Calories; 2g Fat; 37g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 96mg Cholesterol; 812mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Fat. Points: 5
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