Thyme-baked Turkey Breast
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories276Total Fat12 gSaturated Fat2 gSodium398 mgTotal Carbohydrate0.5 gDietary Fiber0 gProtein40 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresOlive oil4 teaspoonsBoneless turkey breast¾ poundDried thyme½ teaspoonSalt¼ teaspoonFreshly ground pepper to taste
  • Directions
  • 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.

  • 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

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