Turkey is such a healthy meat, to the point that it’s wonderful to have any time of year- – just not necessarily a whole bird. Fortunately, cooking only the breast is simple any time, and a considerable measure quicker than roasting an entire turkey. You can even transform turkey breast into a really good company meal without a lot of complain… particularly if you use to simple but wonderful recipe below, which is perfect for Christmas, Thanksgiving, or at any time time of year.
All you need to pull off this wonderful, unique roasted turkey recipe? A container of apricot preserves and some dried, diced apricots. The rest for all intents and purposes makes itself. It even incorporates a basic and wonderful recipe for dressing up a plain boxed stuffing blend for an instant side dish. The pecan-apricot stuffing recipe that outcomes is outrageously wonderful.
Apricot Glazed Roast Turkey Breast Recipe
1 4 to 5 pound turkey breast
1 jug of apricot preserves
1 tablespoon cocoa sugar
1 tablespoon crisp lemon juice
1 box of Stove Top Stuffing
1 measure of chicken stock
1 measure of dried apricots diced
1/2 measure of slashed pecans
Salt and naturally ground dark pepper, to taste
Guidelines: Preheat your stove at 425 degrees. Rinse and pat dry the turkey breast. Put in roasting pan and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat in preheated stove for 15 minutes. In a small sauce pan, put the container of apricot preserves, chestnut sugar and lemon juice. Heat mixture until preserves soften and mixture becomes liquid enough to spread over turkey breast.
Using a basting brush, baste turkey breast with apricot preserve mixture. Bring down youroven heat to 325 and keep preparing for 1/2 hours. Baste the turkey breast at regular intervals.
As the turkey breast is roasting, make your Stove Top stuffing according to package directions, just use canned chicken soup set up of the water. When stuffing is made, include pecans and apricots and blend well. Put dressing blend in a lubed casserole dish.
Put casserole dish in the same oven as the the turkey breast and bake for the last 45 minutes at 325 degrees. Romove turkey breast when done and let remain for 10 minutes for simple slicing.
Making Turkey Gravy for your Turkey Breast
With this roasted turkey Recipe you will have a lot of turkey drippings left over in the pan. Try not to let them to waste… make a batch of sweet and savory turkey gravy! Simply pour the drippings in a sauce pan and include 2 tablespoons of flour 2 tablespoons of margarine or oil to the drippings. Blend until flour is brilliant. Add enough fluid to make gravy .
At that point all you must do is simply toss together some pureed potatoes and a vegetable or plate of mixed greens, and you have basic, delicious, and impressive dinner for company or an exceptional Sunday supper for the family.