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Golden Apricot-Glazed Turkey Breast

Basted with a simple glaze, this wonderfully moist and tender turkey bakes to a lovely golden brown. Make it the centerpiece of your holiday table; guests will be glad you did. —Greg Fontenot, The Woodlands, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours + standing
  • Makes
    15 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash salt
  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (5 pounds)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°. Combine preserves, vinegar, pepper and salt. Place turkey breast on a rack in a large shallow roasting pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, 1-1/2 to 2 hours or until a thermometer reads 170°, basting every 30 minutes with apricot mixture. (Cover loosely with foil if turkey browns too quickly.) Cover and let stand 15 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounces cooked turkey: 236 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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