Recipes

Nutritionally sound, tried and tested by yours truly.

Turkey Breast with Mole Sauce

 

Ingredients

 

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless turkey breast
  • 1 teaspoon acceptable vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon acceptable vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teasppon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

 

Preparation


-Rinse turkey and pat dry with paper towels.

-In a large skillet, heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil over medium heat.

-Brown the turkey breast on both sides, about 2-3 minutes per side.

-Add the water and simmer, covered, over medium-low heat for 1 hour, or until turkey is no longer pink in the center.

-Remove turkey and place in an ungreased 1-quart baking dish; set aside. Discard cooking liquid.
-Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a small skillet, heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil over medium heat.

-Saute onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes, or until tender.

-Place mixture in a blender or the work bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade.

-Add the remaining ingredients, blend until smooth, and pour over turkey. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes. Serve warm.


Serves 8; about 3 ounces per serving


Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:

258

Fat per serving:

9g

Protein per serving:

38g

Carbohydrate per serving:

5g

Cholesterol per serving:

90mg

Sodium

1203g

Saturated Fat

2g

Polyunsaturated

4g

Monosaturated

2g