Vegetable Braised Turkey BreastDelicious tender turkey breast basted with flavorful vegetables and spices. Just add your favorite sides for a great meal.

1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil
2 ribs celery, chopped
2 medium carrots, chopped
1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 envelope onion soup mix
1-1/2 cups water
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
1 (4-1/2 to 5 pound) turkey breast with bone

1. Heat oil over medium-high heat in a 3 quart saucepan. Add celery and carrots and cook until tender, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.

2. Stir in the diced tomatoes. In a small bowl, combine onion soup mix, water and thyme. Stir into tomato mixture.

3. Arrange turkey breast, breast side up, in a 13×9-inch baking or roasting pan. Pour vegetable mixture over and around turkey breast. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour, basting once.

4. Remove the foil and bake 1 hour longer, basting occasionally. Let stand loosely covered with aluminum foil for 10 minutes. Serve with pan juices and vegetables. Makes 8 servings.

Emily

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