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Pumpkin Seed Crusted Turkey Medallions

Pumpkin Seed Crusted Turkey Medallions

Yield: 12

Establishment: Restaurant, Club Operation, Catering Operation
Ethnicity: New Southern American
Meal Type: Main Course, Entrée
Occasion: Halloween
Preparation Method: Saute
Product Type: Boneless Breast
4 Medium sweet potatoes, peeled, diced and blanched
4 Medium celery roots, peeled, diced and blanched
1/4 Teaspoon rubbed sage
To Taste salt and freshly ground black pepper
4 Cups dry pumpkin seeds
2 Cups dry plain bread crumbs
1/4 Teaspoon ground allspice
4 Pounds BONELESS TURKEY BREAST, sliced into medallions
As needed fresh sage leaves
Root Vegetable Hash
  1. Over medium heat, cook bacon until some of the fat is released into the pan.
  2. Stir in blanched vegetables. Season with sage, salt and pepper. Allow vegetables to cook until lightly browned.
  3. Hold for service.
  1. Combine pumpkin seeds, bread crumbs, allspice, salt and pepper in a food processor. Grind to a medium to fine textured meal.
  2. Coat one side of turkey medallions generously.
  3. Sauté turkey in hot vegetable oil until golden brown.
  4. Turn and sauté another minute.
  1. Plate turkey medallions with ½ cup root vegetable hash.
  2. Garnish with fresh sage.
Nutrition Facts
Calories 630 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 640mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 7g
Protein 53g
Vitamin A 150%
    Vitamin C 30%
    Calcium 15%
      Iron 60%
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on you calorie needs:
      Calories: 2000 2500
      Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
      Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
      Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
      Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
      Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
      Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
      Calories per gram:
      Fat 9
        Carbohydrate 4
          Protein 4