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Stuffed Turkey Roll

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The stuffed turkey roll is a meat roll made with pork and turkey breast. Prepared with a filling of ground pork and spinach with herbs for flavor, the stuffed turkey roll is spiced with garlic and cooked in the oven. Roasted with a butter and pan drippings basting, the stuffed turkey roll is savory and filling.
Ingredients
  Ground pork 12 Ounce
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce (1 Package Thawed And Drained)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Soft breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Dried thyme 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary 3⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Boneless turkey breast 3 Pound (1 Piece)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
Directions

Combine first 10 ingredients; set aside.
Lay turkey breast flat on wax paper, skin side down.
Remove tendons, and trim fat, keeping skin intact.
From center, slice horizontally (parallel with skin) through thickest part of each side of breast almost to outer edge; flip cut piece and breast fillets over to enlarge breast.
Pound breast to flatten and form a more even thickness.
Spoon stuffing mixture in center of width of turkey breast, leaving a 2 inch border at sides.
Fold in sides of turkey breast over filling; roll up turkey breast over filling, starting from bottom.
Tie turkey breast roll securely in several places with string; place, seam side down, on a rack in a roasting pan.
Insert meat thermometer, making sure bulb rests in meat of turkey.
Pour butter evenly over roll.
Bake at 425° for 30 minutes, basting often with pan drippings.
Reduce heat to 350° and bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 170°, basting often.
Let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Poultry

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