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Thyme-baked Turkey Breast

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 276
Total Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Sodium 398 mg
Total Carbohydrate 0.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 40 g

Servings and Times

Servings 2

Ingredients and Preparation

Ingredients Measures
Olive oil 4 teaspoons
Boneless turkey breast ¾ pound
Dried thyme ½ teaspoon
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450˚F.
  2. Drizzle half of the olive oil onto a baking dish. Place turkey on baking dish and rub with the remaining oil. Season with thyme, salt, and pepper.
  3. Cover with foil and bake for about 25 minutes, or until no longer pink inside.
  4. Let rest for 5 minutes and then slice into strips.
  • Exchanges

    5.5 very lean meats; 2 fats

  • Side Suggestions: Garlic-sautéed Spinach

    Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 1 minced garlic clove and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add 6 cups of packed baby spinach and sauté until just wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Side Suggestions: Mashed Potatoes

    Peel 2-3 medium Yukon gold potatoes. Cut into quarters, place in a medium pot, and fill with water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until soft when pierced with a fork. Remove from heat and drain water. Break apart potatoes with a fork and then add 2 tablespoons low-fat milk and 2 teaspoons butter. Use a potato masher or electric whisk to combine into a creamy mixture. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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