Festive Turkey Sage Involtini

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Preparation Time 20 minutes Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Cost Per Serving $3.82
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1Turkey Breast, ½ cm slices (or 4 cutlets)
1 cupBrussel Sprouts, thinly sliced
1/4 cupWalnuts, roughly chopped
1/4 cupDried Apricots, roughly chopped
1/2 cupParmesan or Pecorino Cheese, grated
1Lemon, juice and zest
1 bunchSage Leaves
2 tbspOlive Oil
To TasteSea Salt and Black Pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine the shaved Brussel Sprouts, walnuts, apricots and cheese in a bowl. Dress with lemon juice, zest, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Take your turkey cutlets and add a couple tablespoons of the filling in the middle. Roll the turkey overlapping the end and lightly tuck in the sides so that you have a turkey roll. (almost like you would a burrito).
  4. Take a piece of parchment paper, wet it lightly and crunch it up into a ball. This will make it easier to work with. Lay the parchment flat and put the turkey roll in the middle with the seam side facing up.
  5. Lay some sage leaves over top and drizzle with a little oil.
  6. Roll the turkey in the parchment, and twist the ends so that the package tightens around the turkey roll. Tuck the ends underneath and place on a baking tray.
  7. Do this for each roll.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  9. Allow to cool for 5 minutes. Unravel, slice into 1 inch rounds and serve with gravy or your choice of sauce.


  • Whether you are a cancer survivor's main caregiver, a family member or friend looking to offer help, cooking healthy meals is a great way to provide support. Keeping the person you care for well-nourished can help improve their strength and well-being, help them fight off infection and prevent malnutrition.
  • Keep food smells to a minimum.  Some people may be sensitive to food smells in the house like fish, cabbage or garlic. Reduce smells by cooking with a window open or baking in a parchment paper package, or known in French cuisine as en papilotte.
  • Walnuts are beneficial in an overall low-calorie diet with physical activity. Although all nuts can fit into a survivorship's diet, walnuts are most studied for cancer prevention. They contain high amounts of polyphenols, phytonutrients that have antioxidant properties.