Cheater’s Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

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Jesus Jacobs Modified: March 22, 2022
Cheater’s Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe

How To Make Cheater’s Thanksgiving Turkey

Serve Thanksgiving turkey in less than an hour with this recipe! It’s made with breast cutlets that’s breaded and baked for a juicy and crispy meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 2cupsdry bread stuffing mix
  • 2tspgarlic powder
  • 2tsponion salt
  • ¼cupall purpose flour
  • 1egg
  • ½cupmilk
  • 24ozturkey breast cutlets,(6 cutlets)
  • 1.74ozturkey gravy mix,(2 packages)
  • 2cupscold water


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Crush the stuffing mix into crumbs in a bowl. Stir garlic powder and onion salt into crumbs.

  3. Place the flour in a shallow bowl. Beat the egg and milk together in a separate shallow bowl.

  4. Dip the turkey cutlets in flour, then in egg mixture; gently press into crumbs to coat. Place the breaded cutlets into a 9×13-inch baking dish.

  5. Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes until the juices run clear and the cutlets are no longer pink inside.

  6. Whisk the dry gravy mix with water in a saucepan until smooth, place over medium heat, and bring to a boil, whisking constantly. Reduce the heat and simmer for 1 minute.

  7. Pour the gravy over the cutlets to serve, then enjoy!


  • Calories: 450.90kcal
  • Fat: 15.27g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.71g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.98g
  • Fiber: 1.31g
  • Sugar: 4.02g
  • Protein: 44.06g
  • Cholesterol: 154.13mg
  • Sodium: 883.78mg
  • Calcium: 96.86mg
  • Potassium: 633.32mg
  • Iron: 3.86mg
  • Vitamin A: 34.63µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.02mg
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