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For many of us, the meaning of Thanksgiving usually includes feasting, four-day weekends, football games, floats, family reunions, or a forerunner to Christmas festivities. The “first Thanksgiving,” however, was neither a feast nor a holiday, but a simple gathering. Here is a great recipe for you and your family to enjoy while gathered together during the Thanksgiving holiday!

Herb Turkey Roast

Enjoy a great meal and terrific leftovers with this healthy turkey roast.

Total Time (Cook and Prep): 70 minutes Servings: 8


2 lbs. boneless turkey breast, skinned

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

2 teaspoons lemon peel, shredded

3 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped

1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped

1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped

1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped

6 garlic cloves, minced

1 cup chicken broth

1/4 cup dry white wine

INSTRUCTIONS 1. Season turkey breast with kosher salt and pepper, and place turkey in a shallow roasting pan. 2. In a small bowl, combine lemon peel, lemon juice, olive oil, parsley, the rosemary, sage, thyme, and garlic. Rub herb mixture over turkey breast. 3. Preheat oven to 400°F/204°C and roast turkey for 15 minutes. Pour broth and wine over turkey. 4. Reduce oven temperature to 350ºF/177°C. Roast turkey about 25 minutes more or until turkey is tender and no longer pink (170°F/77°C), spooning juices in pan over turkey every 10 minutes. 5. To serve, slice turkey. Spoon some of the cooking juices from the roasting pan over individual servings. Sprinkle with the remaining tablespoon of parsley.

NUTRITION INFO: 170 calories 4 g fat 71 mg cholesterol 284 mg sodium 2 g carbohydrates 0 g fiber 28 g protein

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