Mustard & Herb Roasted Turkey


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Serves 17 (2 slices) Cook Time 2  2 1/2 hours

Ingredients:
bone-in turkey breast (6-7 lbs)
1/4 C spicy brown mustard
1/4 C fresh parsley, chopped
2 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
2 tbsp fresh sage, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Combine mustard, parsley, thyme, sage, garlic, salt and pepper in a medium bowl; mix well.
  2. Loosen the skin from the turkey breast and rub the mustard mixture under the skin, distributing the mixture evenly over the breast. Place turkey on the rack in a shallow roasting pan.
  3. Place the turkey in the oven and reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees F. Roast for 2-2½ hours or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
  4. Transfer the turkey to a cutting board and tent it with foil; let it stand at least 10 minutes before slicing. Remove the skin before serving.

adapted from Diabetic Cooking
Nutritional Information Per 2 slice servings calories 128, fat 2g, protein 25g, carbohydrates <1g, fiber <1g, sodium 136 mg

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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Herb Rubbed Pork Tenderloin


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Ingredients:
1 pork tenderloin (1½ lbs)
1 shallot, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1 ½ tbsp olive oil
1/2 C low-sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp dijon mustard
1 ½ tsp italian seasoning
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp oregano

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking dish with foil.
  2. Combine Italian seasoning and pepper in a small bowl; mix well and rub evenly over the pork.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Brown pork on all sides, about 10 minutes. Place on the prepared baking sheet. Bake 25-30 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F. Transfer to a cutting board. Tent with foil and let it stand for 5 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in the same skillet and add the shallot and garlic. Cook for about 1 minute. Stir in the broth, mustard and a pinch of salt. Let this simmer for 2 minutes.
  5. Slice the pork, serve with the mustard sauce and garnish with fresh oregano.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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Bacon Brown Sugar Brussel Sprouts


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Serves 6-8 Cook Time 30 minutes

Ingredients:
4 slices turkey bacon
1 (14 oz) low-sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp Splenda brown sugar
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 lb fresh brussel sprouts, trimmed and halved

Directions:

  1. Cook bacon in a Dutch oven over medium heat 10 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in Dutch oven. Crumble bacon.
  2. Add broth, brown sugar, and salt to drippings in Dutch oven, and bring to a boil. Stir in Brussels sprouts. Cover and cook 6 to 8 minutes, or until tender. Transfer Brussels sprouts to a serving bowl using a slotted spoon, and sprinkle with bacon. Serve immediately.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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