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Golden Apricot-Glazed Turkey Breast Recipe

Golden Apricot-Glazed Turkey Breast Recipe

Basted with a simple glaze, this wonderfully moist and tender turkey bakes to a lovely golden brown. Make it the centerpiece of your holiday table; guests will be glad you did. —Greg Fontenot, The Woodlands, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + standing YIELD:15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash salt
  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (5 pounds)

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Combine preserves, vinegar, pepper and salt. Place turkey breast on a rack in a large shallow roasting pan.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a thermometer reads 170°, basting every 30 minutes with apricot mixture. (Cover loosely with foil if turkey browns too quickly.) Cover and let stand 15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked turkey equals 236 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 81 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer