Turkey tenderloin in the oven with honey

  • Servings : 4/5
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 1:10 h
  • Ready In : 2:10 h
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Join the whole family around the table and serve a delicious meal with excellent presentation that will please everyone, we suggest this turkey loin recipe with honey in the oven, it’s perfect!

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  • 1 kg / (2 1/4 pounds) turkey tenderloin
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 75 grams / (2 2/3 ounces) margarine
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 100 ml / (6 3/4 tablespoons) olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the puree:
  • 1.2 kg / (2 2/3 pounds) potatoes
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 10 grams / (1/3 ounce) margarine
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 300 ml / (1 1/4 cups) milk
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Place the turkey tenderloin in a baking pan and season with salt, pepper, chopped garlics, honey and lemon juice. Let marinate about one hour.

    Step 2

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Place the margarine pieces around the turkey and drizzle with honey. Bake until the turkey starts to turn golden, about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Occasionally drizzle the turkey with the sauce.

    Step 3

    1. For the puree:
    2. Peel, wash the potatoes and place them in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt. Bring to a boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to medium heat and cook about 30 minutes. When the potatoes are cooked, drain them and mash the potatoes with a potato masher or with a fork.

    Step 4

    1. In a saucepan, place the potato together with the milk, butter, nutmeg, pepper and lemon juice. Stir well with a wooden spoon and simmer over low heat until the puree starts bubbling, stirring occasionally. When starts boiling turn off the heat.

    Step 5

    1. Serve the turkey with the mashed potato.

Turkey tenderloin in the oven with honey | Food From Portugal

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings):

Calories: 640
Total Fat: 42 g(65%)

Saturated Fat: 6 g(29%)
Cholesterol: 100 mg(33%)
Sodium: 360 mg(15%)
Total Carbohydrate: 10 g(3%)
Protein: 62.5 g


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