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Herbed Turkey Tenderloin for Two

Brenda Hyde is a writer, editor and founder of Old Fashioned Living, an online magazine that encourages families to keep the traditions, memories and keepsakes that have been passed down from generations past. She has a degree in Journal...

Thanksgiving turkey

Cooking for two this Thanksgiving? Here is a simple and festive, pan-cooked turkey tenderloin recipe for the holidays.

Thanksgiving turkey


1 pound fresh turkey tenderloin, cut in half lengthwise
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3/4 cup pineapple juice
1 tablespoon chopped green onions
2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage or 1 tsp. dried
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 1 tsp. dried


Spray large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot. Sprinkle turkey with salt and pepper; add to skillet. Cover; cook 3 minutes. Turn turkey; add pineapple juice. Cover; cook an additional 5 to 8 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink in center. Remove turkey from skillet; place on serving platter. Sprinkle with the green onions, sage and thyme. Cook liquid remaining in skillet over high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until reduced to about 1/3 cup. Spoon sauce over the turkey. You may slice the turkey before adding sauce.

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