Roasted Turkey With Cheddar-Stuffed Potatoes

Roasted Turkey with Cheddar-Stuffed Potatoes
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Serves 4 (with leftovers)| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450° F. Place the turkey breast on a rimmed baking sheet and rub with 1 tablespoon of the oil; season with the thyme, ½ teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper. Roast until cooked through, 50 to 55 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, microwave the potatoes on high until tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Halve lengthwise and, preserving the skins, scoop the flesh into a bowl. Mash the flesh with the milk, butter, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper; mix in half the Cheddar. Spoon into the potato skins, place on a baking sheet, and sprinkle with the remaining Cheddar.
  3. After the turkey has been roasting for 30 minutes, place the stuffed potatoes in oven and bake until golden, 20 to 25 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, bring a pot of salted water to a boil, add the green beans, and cook until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and toss with the remaining tablespoon of oil. Slice the turkey and serve with the green beans and potatoes.
By March, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per ServingServing Size: Includes 5 ounces of cooked turkey
  • Calories 597
  • Fat 27g
  • Sat Fat 15g
  • Cholesterol 175mg
  • Sodium 778mg
  • Protein 54g
  • Carbohydrate 34g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Fiber 7g
  • Iron 5mg
  • Calcium 403mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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For lunch the next day, mix the leftover turkey with mayonnaise, halved grapes, chopped celery, and toasted walnuts and tuck into pitas or serve over greens. 

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