Herbed Turkey Breast

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”2-3 hrs” serves=”16″ details=”” ] Low in fat and calories, herbs make this turkey breast aromatic, regular

[quicklook-recipe prep_time=”20 min” cook_time=”2-3 hrs” serves=”16″ details=”” ]

Low in fat and calories, herbs make this turkey breast aromatic, regular basting makes it juicy.

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  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (8 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive or canola oil, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

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[ingredients-right]

  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Heat oven to 350°F.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Loosen skin from turkey with fingers, leaving skin attached along bottom edges. Combine the lemon peel, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon oil, the garlic, salt, thyme and pepper in a small bowl. Spread under turkey skin. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1 tablespoon oil; set aside.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3″ image_url=”” title=”” ] Place turkey on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest part but not touching the bone registers 170°F, basting every 15 to 20 minutes with lemon mixture. Let stand 10 minutes. Discard skin before carving.[/step-item]

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[nutrition-info calories=”158″ calories_fat=”” fat=”3g” sat_fat=”1g” choles=”79mg” sodium=”246mg” carbs=”1g” sugars=”” protein=”31g” fiber=”0g”]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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