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Roasted Turkey on Spinach with Apple Onion Relish

Roasted Turkey on Spinach with Apple Onion Relish
October 24, 2017August 8, 2019
Posted in Recipes
Here is an easy way to make your Thanksgiving Diabetes friendly! 


4 sprays vegetable oil cooking spray
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 turkey legs (about 16 ounces total)
1/4 teaspoon salt (1/8 for turkey and 1/8 for apples)
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped (1 teaspoon dried)
1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped (1 teaspoon dried)
1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley, chopped
1 cup chopped apple
1/2 onion, chopped
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
3/4 teaspoon sugar
4 cups fresh spinach
zest of one lemon (optional)
4 servings Wish-Bone Balsamic Breeze Vinaigrette

1. Heat oven to 375° F. Heat a heavy bottom ovenproof skillet over medium high heat.

2. Coat turkey with cooking spray.

3. Cook turkey in skillet until browned, approximately 6 minutes per side.

4. Place skillet in the oven for about 15 minutes, until pink just disappears and the interior temperature is 160° F. (It will continue cooking after it is removed from the oven)

5. Let turkey cool. Remove skin by gently pulling it away from the meat.

6. Rub turkey legs with 1/8 teaspoon salt, pepper to taste, thyme, sage and parsley. Set aside.

7. Heat apples, onion, balsamic, sugar, garlic and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in medium-sized saucepan over medium heat.

8. Cook until it becomes thick and saucy, about 15 minutes, stirring often.

9. To serve, place spinach in a large bowl and toss with Balsamic Breeze Vinaigrette.

10. Divide spinach among 4 plates and top each with a turkey leg. Garnish with 1/4 of the apple sauce.

Nutritional Facts:

4,365 Calories, 867g Carbs, 49g Fat, 155g Protein, 1,250g Sodium, 572g Sugar

Per serving: 1,091 Calories, 217g Carbs, 12g Fat, 39g Protein, 313g Sodium, 143g Sugar

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