Turkey Breast with Apricot Glaze
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing
- 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
- 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 thermometer reads 170°.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts4 ounce-weight: 228 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 97mg cholesterol, 82mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit.
Dec 24, 2012
We loved this turkey breast and it had great flavor! The apricot glaze was also very good on top of the turkey. I also mixed up some butter with orange zest and chives and put it under the skin.
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