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November 22nd, 2006

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12:09 pm - Turkey Breast with Cornbread Stuffing Recipe

1 (3 pound) boneless, skinless turkey breast
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 1/2 cups finely chopped fresh mushrooms
3/4 cups finely chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
Dash of dried thyme
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
3 tablespoons currants
2 tablespoons chopped pecans
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
2 tablespoons honey
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
1 small clove garlic, crushed

1/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 cup skim milk
1 tablespoon frozen egg substitute, thawed
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil


Cornbread: Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl and make a wellin the center. Combine milk, egg substitute and oil and add into thewell in the dry ingredients. Mix together just until dry ingredientsare moistened. Pour batter into a loaf pan and bake at 400 degrees for10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool in the pan on a wire rack.

Turkey: Trim fat from turkey and place on waxed paper. Slice breastalmost in half horizontally and fold open to enlarge turkey breast.Place wax paper on top and flatten breast to 1/2-inch thickness using ameat mallet or rolling pin.

Stuffing: Add oil to large nonstick skillet and heat over medium heatuntil hot. Add mushrooms, onion, garlic and dash of thyme. Saute for 5minutes or until vegetables are tender. Tear cornbread into pieces andprocess in a blender or food processor into dry crumbs. Stir incornbread crumbs, parsley and next 4 ingredients and mix well. Spooncornbread mixture in center of the turkey breast, leaving a 2-inchborder at sides. Tightly roll turkey breast starting with shorter side.Tie turkey breast with string at 2-inch intervals.

Glaze: combine apple juice, honey, 1/8-teaspoon thyme and crushedgarlic in a small bowl and mix well. Place turkey breast roll seam sidedown on a rack in a baking dish and brush with apple juice mixture.Shield turkey breast with foil and bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour,basting frequently with apple juice mixture. Uncover and bake another30 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 170 degrees. Remove stringand let roll stand for 10 minutes before cutting into 12 slices.

Makes 12 Servings
Serving Size: 1 slice (approx 3 ounces turkey and 4 ounces stuffing)

Nutrients per serving:
Calories: 200
Total fat: 3 grams
Saturated fat: 1 gram
Cholesterol: 70 mg
Sodium: 192 mg
Carbohydrate: 12 grams
Protein: 29 grams
Dietary fiber: 1 gram

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Date:November 23rd, 2006 03:36 am (UTC)
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Date:November 25th, 2006 04:02 am (UTC)
the corn bread stuffing is the best part!

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