Mom's Favourite Stuffed Turkey Breast

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

I find it easier than dealing with the whole bird and turkey breasts make an excellent Thanksgiving or Christmas main course. I stuff the breast up to 4 hours ahead of time and refrigerate until one hour before baking. I serve this with mashed potatoes, green beans with Prosciutto or Brussel sprouts, glazed onions and mushrooms, and naturally my Danish traditional Ris-ala-mande for dessert. Velbekomme!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. (190 degrees C).
  3. Place breast flat on sheet of wax paper.
  4. Top with second sheet.
  5. Beat breast with rolling pin until breast is of even thickness.
  6. Release or fold back the two turkey fillets.
  7. They will cover the stuffing later.
  8. Season with salt and pepper Heat skillet on medium heat and add 1 Tbsp.
  9. butter.
  10. Saute onions and apples until softened slightly.
  11. Add bread crumbs, orange juice and rind, and seasoning.
  12. Transfer to a bowl and stir in egg.
  13. If stuffing is too dry, add a little water.
  14. Place stuffing down center of turkey breast; place fillets on top.
  15. Fold over breast so edges meet.
  16. Skewer or sew edges together.
  17. Tie breast in 3 or 4 places to hold it in an even shape.
  18. Mix mustard, maple syrup and vinegar together.
  19. Place turkey on rack in roasting pan and brush on glaze.
  20. Pour butter over turkey.
  21. Bake for 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes, basting occasionally with glaze and pan juices.
  22. When cooked, roast will feel firm to the touch and the juices will be clear.
  23. Let turkey rest on carving board for 15 minutes before slicing.
  24. Meanwhile make sauce.
  25. Pour fat out of roasting pan, leaving 2 Tbsp.
  26. Stir in flour and cook until flour browns slightly.
  27. Add stock and any remaining glaze.
  28. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes.
  29. Season with salt and pepper.
  30. Serve over sliced meat.

Reviews

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I did not stuff this or make the gravy and I did not use butter in the glaze. It was DELICIOUS. Really easy and really tasty and moist. I can't wait to make again with the stuffing.

hboz March 20, 2006

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