Turkey Breasts Stuffed with Spinach

Prep Time: 35 min
Cook Time: 1 hr 5 min
Total Time: 1 hr 40 min
Servings: 6
  • 1 skinless boneless turkey breast half (about 3 lb)
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil (approx.)
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 bag (6 oz) baby spinach leaves
  • Salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
      • Place turkey breast on cutting board. With sharp knife held horizontally and starting at rounded side, cut almost but not all the way through; open like book. Lay flat; using scaloppine pounder or heavy skillet, flatten to 1-inch thickness.
      • Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease 13- x 9-inch baking pan with oil. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in sauté pan set over low heat; cook garlic for 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add spinach, tossing to coat well; cover and increase heat to medium-high. Cook for 2 minutes or until wilted; drain any liquid.
      • Scatter spinach over turkey. Season with salt; sprinkle with pepper and cheese. Starting at one short end, roll up. Tie with kitchen string at 3-inch intervals. Season all over with salt and coat well with oil. Place diagonally in prepared pan.
      • Roast for 1 hour or until instant-read thermometer inserted in center reads 165°F. Transfer to cutting board; let stand for 15 minutes or until internal temperature rises to 170°F. Remove string and slice turkey.
      • Meanwhile, pour any pan juices into microwaveable measuring cup; skim off fat. Pour 1/2 cup hot water into baking pan, scraping up any browned bits; add to measuring cup. Microwave for 1 minute; drizzle over turkey slices.

       

      Tip:

      • If the pan juices start to brown too deeply when roasting turkey, add scant amounts of hot water to pan.
      • The turkey breast may be served as a sliced cold meat for a picnic or patio party. Roast and then cool the turkey; wrap well in foil. Refrigerate for up to 2 days; cut into thin slices and arrange in spiral on a serving platter.

       

      Recipe Provided by Chef Sharon Sanders

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    Categories

    Dinner

    Ingredient: Turkey

    Cooking Method: Roast

    World Cuisine: Italian

    Product: Extra Virgin

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