*Turkey breast, mashed potatoes and green beans

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Ingredients:

  • Turkey breast – 6 lbs
  • Celery stalk – 2
  • Carrot – 2
  • Onions – 2
  • Garlic, minced – 3 cloves
  • Dry mustard – 2 tbsp
  • Rosemary, fresh – 1 tbsp
  • Thyme, fresh – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – 2 tbsp
  • Pepper – 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp (about 1 lemon)
  • Butter – 2 tbsp
  • White wine – 1 cup (make sure it’s not too sweet)
  • Flour – 1 tbsp
  • Potatoes – 4 lbs
  • Milk – 1 1/2 cups
  • Salt – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic salt – 1 tbsp
  • Parmesan – 3 tbsp
  • Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Green beans – 4 lbs
  • Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic salt – 1 tbsp
  • Red pepper flakes – 2 tsp (or less if you want less spice)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degree F.
  2. Cut onions, carrots and celery into large chucks and place at the bottom of baking dish.
  3. Combine garlic, dry mustard, rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, lemon juice and 1 tbsp butter in a small bowl.  Spread this mixture along the outside and inside of the turkey breast.
  4. Pour the wine in the bottom of the baking dish.
  5. Roast for 2 to 2 1/2 hours (until thickest part of breast is 160 degrees F)
  6. When roast has about 30 minutes left, bring  2 large pots of water to boil.
  7. Add potatoes to one pot and cook until tender. Once tender, drain and add remaining ingredients (milk through butter) and mash until creamy.
  8. Add green beans to other pot of water.  Bring back to boil and cook about 5 minutes or until bright green.
  9. Once green beans are tender, add remaining ingredients (butter through red pepper flakes).
  10. When turkey is done, carve and serve alongside mashed potatoes and green beans.
  11. Blend remaining veggies and juices in a blender.  Put liquid in pan and heat.
  12. In a small bowl, mix together 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp flour.  Roll together until you get a butter, floury ball.
  13. Add floury ball to pan and whisk.  Let heat for a few minutes until liquid thickens.
  14. Pour this gravy over the top of the turkey breast and mashed potatoes.

Servings:  You should be able to get about 10 servings out of this recipe.  Each serving will get about 3 oz of meat.

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Cost:  Under $4.50 per serving.

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