I am a fan of roasted turkey tenders. It's like having Thanksgiving all year round but it doesn't take FOREVER to cook. Today's recipe is a great weeknight meal option for the entire family or even just two people. Feel free to try this roasted turkey tenders and squash recipe and come back to rate it here.
What ingredients are needed to make this Roasted Turkey Tenders and Squash Recipe?
¾ lb acorn squash sliced and remove seeds
¾ lb butternut squash peeled, sliced in half, sliced ½ inch thick
One apple cored and sliced into quarter slices
1 pound of turkey tenders
½ red onion sliced quartered
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon of sage ground
½ teaspoon of salt
¼ teaspoon of pepper
1 teaspoon of onion powder
Now that you have all the ingredients together, let's measure them out and get cooking!
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How to make this Roasted Turkey Tenders and Squash Recipe?
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Cut open acorn squash and remove seeds. Slice into narrow wedges and set aside.
Cut the red onion in half and then quarter and set aside.
Peel the butternut squash cut and remove seeds, then cut longways in half. Then slice about half an inch thick half-moon pieces. Set aside.
Core the apple and quarter it, then slice it into pieces about the size of the butternut squash.
Measure out the olive oil, sage, salt, pepper, and onion powder and set aside.
Dry the turkey tenders with a paper towel. Season the tenders with salt and pepper. Drizzle a little olive oil over them and toss to coat. Add more olive oil, salt, and pepper if you want. Add the ground sage and onion powder to the bowl.
In a large bowl, add the onions, acorn squash slices, butternut squash pieces, apple pieces. Drizzle olive oil over them and toss to coat. Add the ground sage and onion powder to the bowl.
If it doesn't seem coated, add more onion powder and sage.
Place the vegetables on a lined or greased baking sheet. Make room around the pan for the tenders.
After the oven is preheated, place the baking sheet in the oven for 20-30 minutes. Turn over halfway through the cooking time.
Note: you will need to remove the squash filling from the outside skin of the acorn squash. Disregard the acorn squash skin.
The Big Reveal for our Roasted Turkey Tenders and Squash Recipe:
This photo shows you how this recipe looks when finished. Yummy, right? We loved it and will be making it again. Because it only took 30 minutes and a few minutes to prepare, we were able to make it for dinner during the week. And, we had plenty of leftovers for lunch the next day. YAY!
I hope this makes you want to try this recipe for you and your family. Feel free to share it with others on social media.
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