Sage pesto crusted turkey fillet

Sage pesto crusted turkey fillet

  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time30 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
Cooking spray
50g fresh sage leaves
70g pine nuts, lightly toasted in a dry skillet for 3 minutes
3 tbsps olive oil, plus extra if needed
4 garlic cloves, peeled
3 tbsps sgrated Parmesan cheese
2 turkey fillets, about 500g each
8 small red potatoes, halved
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1) Preheat oven to 200C/Gas 6 and coat a shallow roasting pan with cooking spray.

2) In a blender, combine sage, pine nuts, olive oil, garlic, Parmesan, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Puree until smooth.

3) Season turkey all over with salt and black pepper and transfer to prepared pan. Spread pesto all over top of turkey. Arrange potatoes around turkey in pan, spray with cooking spray and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

5) Roast for 30 minutes, until potatoes are golden brown and turkey reaches 70C. Let turkey rest for 10 minutes before slicing crosswise into 1cm thick slices.

Serve half of the turkey with all of potatoes. Reserve remaining turkey for salad, if desired

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