Pecan Crusted Turkey Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes

Pecan Crusted Turkey Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes
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Nothing says the holidays like turkey and sweet potatoes. This delightful dish is full of vitamin A, fiber and healthy fats from the pecans.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    4 ounces turkey + 6 sweet potato wedges
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    4 ounces turkey + 6 sweet potato wedges
  • Amount per serving Calories 250

  • Total Fat 10g
    • Saturated Fat 1.3g
  • Cholesterol 85mg
  • Sodium 75mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • Dietary Fiber 2g
    • Total Sugars 2g
  • Protein 25g
  • Potassium 460mg


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • eggs
  • egg whites
  • garlic powder
    1 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/2 tsp
  • pecan chips
    2 oz
  • turkey breast tenderloin
    24 oz
  • sweet potatoes (6-ounce each, peeled and cut into wedges (about 18 wedges per potato))
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • ground cinnamon
    1/2 tsp
  • low-calorie brown sugar substitute
    2 tbsp


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray large rectangular baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. In a medium shallow bowl, whisk together egg and egg whites.

  3. In another medium shallow bowl, combine garlic powder, pepper and pecans.

  4. Dip turkey breast tenderloin in egg mixture and coat well. Dredge turkey in pecan mixture and cover on both sides. Place in baking dish. Discard leftover egg mixture.

  5. In a medium bowl, mix together the sweet potatoes, oil, cinnamon and Splenda Brown Sugar Blend.

  6. Arrange the sweet potatoes around the turkey breast tenderloin in baking dish. Bake for 50 minutes or until done (turkey breast reaches 165 degrees).

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    We really enjoyed the savory blend of flavors. It felt like having a mini Thanksgiving feast on a plate. The spends brown sugar on the sweet potatoes is a nice touch. Will fix this recipe again!