Healthy Recipes

Thyme-baked Turkey Breast
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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.

Side Suggestions: Cranberry Sauce


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
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