Stuffed Turkey Breast with Pesto Sauce



1 4-6 lbs TURKEY BREAST, boning instructions defined below

1 Recipe Pesto sauce

1 Recipe Smoked Sausage Stuffing

1/4 c orange marmalade

1 tbsp margarine

1 tsp ground ginger





To bone turkey breast: Use fresh, thawed or partially thawed turkey breast and a sharp boning knife.  Cut membrane between skin and turkey.  Pull off skin.  Starting at neck cavity, cut along top edge of breast bone.  Cover and refrigerate until read to use.


Prepare recipes for Pesto Sauce and Smoked Sausage Stuffing

Remove turkey from refrigerator and spread back of breast to open breast flat.

Spoon stuffing over each breast half and down the center.  Bring breast sides together to encase stuffing.  Fasten with skewers.


In a small bowl, combine marmalade, margarine and ginger. Use as a basting sauce. Reserve for basting during last 30 minutes of roasting time.


In an 11x9x1-inch roasting pan, place breast, skewered side down, on a rack. Roast in a preheated 325 degree F oven for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until breast reaches 165 degrees F. Brush with glaze 2 to 3 times during last 30 minutes of roasting time.


To serve, slice turkey breast across roll and offer additional pesto sauce with each serving.


Nutrition Facts

323 Total Calories

15 g Total Fat

41 % Daily Total Fat

121 g Cholesterol

296 mg Sodium

6 g Total Carbohydrates

40 g Protein