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Nut Crusted Turkey Breast

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  Bone in turkey breast half 3 1⁄2 Pound (1 Piece)
  Olive oil/Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Slivered almonds 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Pine nuts/Slivered almonds 1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Coarsely ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange marmalade 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Remove skin from turkey breast.
Place turkey breast on a lightly greased rack in a shallow .roasting pan.
Combine oil, salt, and garlic; brush over breast.
Insert a meat thermometer into thickest part of breast, not touching bone.
Roast in a 375° oven for 30 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a blender container or food processor bowl combine almonds and pine nuts.
Cover and blend or process until finely chopped.
In a small bowl combine the finely chopped nuts, coriander, cinnamon, and pepper.
Remove turkey breast from oven.
Brush surface with orange marmalade.
Sprinkle with nut mixture; press gently so nuts adhere.
Roast for 30 to 45 minutes more or until meat thermometer registers 170°F.
Remove from oven.
Cover loosely with foil; let stand for 15 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3053 Calories from Fat 1298

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g224.1%

Saturated Fat 33.8 g169%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1032 mg344%

Sodium 1472.5 mg61.4%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.2%

Sugars 51.9 g

Protein 354 g708.2%

Vitamin A 3.2% Vitamin C 11.9%

Calcium 34% Iron 122.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Nut Crusted Turkey Breast Recipe