Turkey Rolled with Ham and Mozzarella Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodSpeciality
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Turkey cutlets1 Pound, pounded to 1/8-inch thickness
 Ham4 Ounce, thinly sliced
 Part skim mozzarella5 Ounce, thinly sliced
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Plain low fat yogurt3 Tablespoon
 Dry breadcrumbs1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Virgin olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Tomato sauce1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Scallions2 , chopped
 Dry white wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Tomato1 Medium, peeled, seeded and finely chopped
 Chopped sage/1 teaspoon dried sage1 Tablespoon
 Unsalted turkey/Chicken stock1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 468 Calories from Fat 153

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.3%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 86.1 mg

Sodium 432.3 mg18%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 50 g100.4%

Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 24.2%

Calcium 41% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.

MAKING
2. On a clean and flat work surface,
3. Arrange the turkey slices, overlapping them to form a large rectangle.
4. Arrange the ham slices over the turkey slices.
5. Leaving a 3/4-inch border all around, arrange the cheese slices over the ham. Season with pepper.
6. Using a spatula to lift slightly, start rolling from the long sides, into a tight log.
7. Tuck in the ends to prevent the cheese from oozing out when cooking.
8. Brush the turkey log with yogurt, then coat with the bread crumbs to form a crust.
9. In a large, shallow baking dish, place the roll and generously dribble olive oil over it.
10. Bake the roll for 20 minutes till the meat is cooked and the crust is lightly browned.

FINALIZING
11. Remove the roll from the oven and let it rest for 5-7 minutes until the melted cheese firms up.
12. In the mean time, prepare the sauce.
13. In a small saucepan, combine the scallions and white wine and reduce the liquid to half, about 2 tablespoons.
14. Add the tomato, sage, stock and salt and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

SERVING
15. Slice the turkey roll into 2 inch thick slices.
16. Arrange the slices on a heated serving platter.
17. Spoon the sauce over the slices and garnish with fresh sage or parsley.
18. Serve with a watercress salad.
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