Turkey: a versatile Christmas classic! Try this recipe, super easy to make and delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 (7lb) whole fresh turkey breast
  • 1/2 apple chopped into two pieces
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 stalk celery halved
  • 1 spring fresh rosemary
  • 1 spring fresh thyme
  • salt
  • 115g butter
  • 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup water

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C.
  2. Rinse the turkey breast and pat dry.
  3. Stuff turkey cavity with apple, lemon, onion, celery, rosemary and thyme.
  4. Sprinkle salt in the cavity.
  5. Place turkey in a roasting pan lined with foil.
  6. In a saucepan, melt butter with maple syrup over low heat.
  7. Pour the glaze over turkey to coat.
  8. Add 1 cup water to bottom of pan.
  9. Roast turkey breast for 2 – 2 1/2 hours (20 minutes per pound at 180 C).
  10. Baste with pan juice every 30 minutes.
  11. Remove from the oven, tent the turkey with foil and allow it to rest for 20 minutes before carving.