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Spiced Turkey Roast

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This easy to prepare spiced turkey roast recipe includes a fresh cranberry and orange sauce. Preparation time is 15 minutes. This recipe is from The WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association."
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servings 547
Original recipe yields 3 servings (6 - 3 to 4 ounce servings)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place turkey in a roasting pan, and rub with olive oil. Combine the cinnamon, cloves, allspice and peppercorns; rub over turkey.
  3. Place turkey in the oven and roast for about 1 hour until juices run clear.
  4. Prepare a sauce by combining the cranberries and 2 cups water in a saucepan and bringing to a boil. Lower the heat and cook until cranberries begin to pop; add the orange juice. Combine the cornstarch or arrowroot with 2 tablespoons water and add to the sauce. Cook until thick and serve over sliced turkey.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 547 calories; 25.8 11.9 64.4 186 161 Full nutrition

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I made this recipe for Christmas because we have a diabetic family member. EVERYONE loved it! It was simple to make and came out great.

This was AMAZING. My mother literally cried, it was so good. She claims it's the best turkey she's ever had, and and I'd have to agree. I used a 3 lb. turkey breast (the recipe calls for 1.5 lb....

This was a huge disappointment! I have had great success with well-reviewed recipes on this site so I expected it to be good. Everything turned out a disaster. The cranberry sauce never thickene...

This was a terrific recipe. I made if for a group of friends and they all raved about it. I would recommend it.

I didn't like the peppery taste of this recipe. My husband liked it, but I thought the pepper was overwhelming.