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Stuffed roast turkey breast

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Method

For the stuffing

  • Place a deep frying pan on heat, and add the butter and the olive oil.
  • Coarsely chop the onions and add them to the pan.
  • Finely chop the garlic and add it to the pan.
  • Add salt, pepper, the thyme, the chili flakes, the bread, and mix.
  • Add the sage finely chopped, the sugar, the chestnuts into pieces, and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add the lemon zest. Set aside to cool.

For the turkey

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Spread a piece of aluminum foil and parchment paper onto your working surface. Add salt, pepper, and place 6 pieces of kitchen twine.
  • Spread half of the bacon rashers, add salt, pepper, half of the butter, and place the turkey breast over them.
  • Cut the fillet in half, lengthways, in order to create a pocket. Add the stuffing and seal the fillet.
  • Wrap with the remaining bacon, season with salt and pepper, add the remaining butter, and tie well with the kitchen twine.
  • Wrap with the parchment paper and aluminum foil, and transfer to a baking pan with a rack.
  • Roast for 1 ½ hours covered. Then, uncover and roast for 10-15 more minutes.

For the garnish

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Add the potatoes, the carrots, the corn, salt, pepper, the butter, the sage, and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve with olive oil, pepper, and thyme.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

912
Calories (kcal)
46 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

54.0
Total Fat (g)
77 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

21.0
Saturated Fat (g)
105 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

45.0
Total Carbs (g)
17 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

8.2
Sugars (g)
9 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

59.0
Protein (g)
118 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

5.9
Fibre (g)
24 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

3.9
Sodium (g)
65 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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