Turkey Medallions with Sweet Potato-Walnut Mash


  • 1/2 tsp salt (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp pepper (divided)
  • 1 lb turkey tenderloin, all visible fat discarded, cut crosswise into 8 medallions
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (peeled, thinly sliced)
  • 1 medium onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, thickly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 + 1/4 C unsweetened apple cider or 100% apple juice (divided)
  • 1/4 C chopped walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp coarse-grain mustard
  • 2 Tbsp minced green onions


  1. Sprinkle 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper over both sides of turkey.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over med-high heat, coating the bottom. Cook turkey for 2-min per side, or until browned (turkey won’t be done at this point). Transfer to a large plate.
  3. In the same skillet, stir in potatoes and onion. Reduce to med heat. Cook for 7-min, or until onion is golden, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in apple, cinnamon, and remaining salt and pepper. Cook for 5 min, stirring frequently.
  5. Place turkey medallions among potato and apple slices. Pour in 2/3 C cider. Bring to a boil, over med heat. Reduce heat & simmer, covered, for 3-5 minutes, or until turkey is no longer pink in center & potatoes are tender. Remove from heat. Transfer turkey to a separate large plate, leaving potato mixture in the skillet. Cover turkey loosely to keep warm.
  6. Mash sweet potato mixture. Stir in walnuts. Transfer potato mixture to plates.
  7. Quickly pour 1/4 C cider into the skillet, scraping to dislodge any browned bits. Stir in mustard, & green onions. Remove from heat.
  8. Serve turkey on the potato mixture. Drizzle the sauce over the turkey.

Nutrition Facts: Serving: 3 oz. turkey, 3/4 c. mash, and 1 tbsp. sauce (Yields 4 servings). Calories 338, Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 70mg,

Sodium 475mg, Carbohydrates 36g, Fiber 5g, Sugars 17g, Protein 31g

SOURCE: https://recipes.heart.org/