Thyme-baked Turkey Breast
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Ingredients and Preparation
|Boneless turkey breast
|Freshly ground pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 450˚F.
- 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.
- Cover with foil and bake for about 25 minutes, or until no longer pink inside.
- Let rest for 5 minutes and then slice into strips.
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