Turkey’s tasty and low-fat so turkey recipes are always worth a look. THis recipe with red pesto is a really delicious dish for all the family - but don’t forget that pesto is high fat so you need to adjust your fat intake for the day accordingly
Red Pesto Turkey - serves 4
1 tbsp olive oil
4 turkey breast steaks
1 large sliced courgette
1 chopped yellow pepper
150ml (1/4pt) dry white wine
300ml (1/2pt) chicken stock
2 tbsp tomato puree
2 tbsp red pesto
4 tbsp light (low fat) crème fraiche
12 black olives
Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the turkey steaks on both sides until brown, then remove them from the pan and set to one side. Add the sliced courgette and chopped pepper to the pan and fry for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the wine, allow to simmer for 1 minute, then add the stock, tomato puree and red pesto. Return the turkey to the pan, cover and simmer gently for 15 minutes.
Stir in the crème fraiche, bring the sauce back to simmering point and scatter over the olives. Serve with pasta, rice or sauté potatoes.