Golden Apricot-Glazed Turkey Breast
“Basted with a simple glaze, this wonderfully moist and tender turkey bakes to a lovely golden brown. Make it the centrepiece of your holiday table; guests will be glad you did.” —Greg Fontenot, The Woodlands, Texas
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|Servings||Prep Time||Cook Time|
|15servings||10minutes||90minutes + standing|
|90minutes + standing|
- 1/2 cup apricot preserves
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 bone-in turkey breast 5 pounds
- dash salt
- Preheat oven to 325°. Combine preserves, vinegar, pepper and salt. Place turkey breast on a rack in a large shallow roasting pan.
- 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.
4 ounces cooked turkey: 236 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fibre), 32g protein.
Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.