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Zesty Turkey Recipe

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I frequently prepare this recipe when my family's asking for turkey and when I don't feel like making a whole bird. It's a nice comforting meal for cool fall evenings.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 2 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 2 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons rubbed sage
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 to 4 bay leaves, crumbled
  • 1 turkey breast (4 to 4-1/2 pounds)
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 3-1/2 lean meat; also, 187 calories, 85 mg sodium, 69 mg cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, 32 protein, 4 gm fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine spices and mix well. Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan; rub with spice mixture. Add broth to pan. Bake at 350° for 2-3 hours or until thermometer reads 170°, basting every 30 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Zesty Turkey in Country Woman November/December 1994, p36

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One serving equals 3-1/2 lean meat; also, 187 calories, 85 mg sodium, 69 mg cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, 32 protein, 4 gm fat.

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Aug. 18, 2011

My husband and in-laws love this. It's certainly worth the time spent marinating it.

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Reviewed Dec. 11, 2007

Sounds like a great recipe.

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