Sep 19 2014
Thanksgiving Dinner, anytime.
While shopping at one of my favorite stores (love most things there, with the exception of the excess packaging), I spied these gigantic turkey breast tenderloins. They looked kind of funny, and I thought, many times, “what the heck would you do with those huge things?”. But, I was intrigued. I wanted to try them. The packages were anywhere from 1-1/2 to 2 pounds of meat. A lot, but it could be good for a meal with leftovers. And, the tenderloin part of the turkey breast might be a little more moist when cooked – especially given the weight, you could cook it fast without over cooking.
One of my concerns, though, was how to keep the outside of the turkey moist without coating it with breadcrumbs (not gf and kind of messy and more work than I wanted). Bacon, baby.
So, I took the plunge a while ago and made a very easy turkey breast tender dinner. Imagine 45 minutes to prepare a pretty delicious Thanksgiving, without any fuss. It just took me a while to post this.
Turkey, green beans, mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes. You can even roast the sweet potatoes in the oven with the turkey. Zero clean up for either one if you line the roasting pan with foil. Done and done!
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