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Roast Turkey Breast

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Roast Turkey Breast

Ingredients

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  • 1 onion
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 orange, sliced
  • 2 large sprigs thyme
  • 2 large sprigs rosemary
  • 1 bone-in turkey breast from a 12-16 pound bird
  • 1 TBSP canola oil

Nutritional Info

  • Servings: 12 servings of turkey breast
  • Serving: 1
  • Calories: 180
  • Carbs: 5 g
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Sodium: 80 mg
  • Sugar: 3 g

Directions

1. Cut onion, celery, and carrots in chunks.

2. Place chunks with orange slices, thyme and rosemary in bottom of a roasting pan.

3. Coat turkey with oil and favorite rub. Place in roasting pan on top of vegetables-meat side down.

4. Place in 425°F oven for 35 minutes.

5. Turn over turkey and reduce heat to 375°F. Cook for 1 ½ hours or until internal temp is 165°F. Check turkey every 15 minutes after first hour is past.

6. Remove turkey from oven and allow it to rest for 10-15 minutes on cutting board. Carve and serve. Great to use for sandwiches or in place of a roast chicken.

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