• Thyme-baked Turkey Breast

    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.

    Exchanges5.5 very lean meats; 2 fats

    Side Suggestions: Garlic-sautéed SpinachHeat 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 PotatoesPeel 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.

    Side Suggestions: Cranberry Sauce

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