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Easy Spinach and Tomato Turkey Packets

Easy Spinach and Tomato Turkey Packets
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

4 ingredients and 30 minutes is all you need to whip up this easy foil-packet dinner. ...MORE+ LESS-

Scaron
August 4, 2016

Ingredients

4
turkey cutlets (about 1 lb total)
Salt and pepper, to taste
1
9-oz box frozen chopped spinach, defrosted
1
can Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes
Freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 400° F. Lay out four rectangles of aluminum oil
  • 2
    Rinse the turkey cutlets under cool water.
  • 3
    Working with one at a time, place a cutlet in the center of one of the foil squares. Sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper on both sides. Top each cutlet with 1/4 of the spinach and then 1/4 of the tomatoes.
  • 4
    Fold the foil up working with the two horizontal sides first and then the ends. Seal completely. Place the packets on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • 5
    Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and serve -- but be careful when opening, the packets will be super hot. Garnish with grated cheese if desired.
 

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    Busy families know that fast, easy and flavorful are the keys to a successful dinner that everyone loves. Who cares if it’s intricate or complicated? Simple, good food makes a great impression (and makes everyone happy).

    That’s one of the things I love about cooking in foil packets. It’s simple, easy and makes for delicious, juicy dinners. Not sure about foil packet cooking? You have to try it. Here’s why:

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    5. It’s easy:  You wrap everything together and then it’s time to cook. Could it be any easier?

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    1. Easy clean up!  Forget messy pans! The whole thing is self-contained.

    My current favorite foil packet dinner is Easy Spinach and Tomato Turkey Packets.

    Sweet tomatoes (I use Muir Glen’s 2011 Reserve tomatoes, but any Muir Glen tomatoes will be great in this) and spinach bake together with turkey cutlets for a fab and easy dinner.

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    Sarah W. Caron (aka scaron) is a food writer, editor and blogger who writes about family-friendly foods and raising a healthy family at Sarah’s Cucina Bella.

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