Turkey Breast with Apricot Glaze Recipe
- 1 small onion
- 2 whole cloves
- 1 small orange, halved
- 1 bone-in turkey breast (4-1/2 pounds)
- 1 cup apricot preserves
- 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1. Peel onion and insert cloves. Stuff onion and orange into the neck cavity of turkey. Place on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
- 2. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, combine the preserves, apple juice and mustard. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Remove skin, onion and orange from turkey. Slice turkey; drizzle with glaze. Yield: 12 servings.
4 ounces cooked turkey with 4 teaspoons glaze equals 228 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 82 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit.