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Herb Roasted Turkey Breast

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Category: Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 6 lb Fresh turkey breast; or
  • -larger (8-pound), bone in
  • 4 tb Light butter (50% calorie
  • -reduction); softened
  • 1 ts Dried sage leaves
  • 1 ts Dried thyme leaves
  • 1 tb Chopped parsley
  • 2 ts Sea salt
  • 1/2 ts Black pepper
  • 1 Clove garlic; finely minced
  • Vegetable oil; or olive oil
  • -spray
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -pepper


Wash and pat dry the turkey.

Using fingertips, carefully loosen the skin on each side of the top part of
the breast to make a "pocket" between the skin and the meat.

With a fork, blend the butter with the herbs, salt, pepper and garlic.
Divide the mixture in half and with fingertips, carefully slide half of it
under the skin on each side of the breast.

Spray outside of the breast with the vegetable spray. Season the cavity
area well with salt and pepper.

Place, with cavity down, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Roast in the
center of a preheated 400F. oven for 1 hour.

Reduce to 375F and continue roasting until thermometer inserted in thickest
part of the meat registers 165 - 170F. The turkey breast should be a dark
golden brown.

Let sit 15 minutes before carving.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

PER SERVING: Calories 241.08; Fat total 3.29 g; Protein 49.65 g; Saturated
Fat 0.83 g; Carbohydrates 0.21 g; Dietary Fiber 0.08 g; Calories from fat
13%; Calories from carbs 0%.

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