Rating: 3.07 stars
76 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 37
  • 2 star values: 14
  • 1 star values: 5
  • 76 Ratings

Don't let the fancy name fool you. This simple and quick-to-assemble turkey dish is a crowd-pleasing take on the usual turkey breast. The meat is wrapped in 12 slices of savory, salty bacon and stuffed with an aromatic herb stuffing.

Everyday Food, November 2008

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
10
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place turkey, skinned side up, on a work surface. Hold a sharp knife parallel to the cutting surface, and starting on the thicker side, cut the turkey almost completely in half without cutting all the way through; open like a book. With a meat mallet or small heavy skillet, pound turkey to a 1/2-inch thickness.

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  • Spread stuffing on turkey breast, leaving a 1/2-inch border all around. Starting at a long end, roll turkey over stuffing; pat and tuck turkey to form a uniform log.

  • Place turkey roulade, seam side down, on a rimmed baking sheet. Lay bacon crosswise over turkey, overlapping slices slightly. Using kitchen shears, trim ends of bacon so slices extend 1/2 inch beyond roulade on each side; tuck ends under. Roast, until an instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part registers 165 degrees, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Let rest 15 minutes; slice and serve, garnished with thyme, if desired.

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Reviews

76 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 37
  • 2 star values: 14
  • 1 star values: 5