Rolled Turkey Breast With Fennel and Apple Stuffing

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 10 minutes
  • 3 servings

Who said that roasting a whole turkey for Thanksgiving is mandatory? Maybe you don’t want any leftovers and are satisfied with a few bites. In that case, this rolled turkey breast with fennel and apple stuffing is just the special recipe for you. It gives the meat a great celebratory context.

Ingredients Needed for Rolled Turkey Breast With Fennel and Apple Stuffing

1 pound turkey breast
salt
pepper
1 fennel stalk, diced
1 fennel bulb, diced
½ apple, diced
1 teaspoon fresh tarragon, chopped
4 tablespoons of vegetable oil

How to Cook Rolled Turkey Breast With Fennel and Apple Stuffing

  1. Tenderize the meat:
  2. Wrap the turkey breast in plastic wrap and tenderize it using a kitchen mallet. Do this on both sides.
  3. Remove the plastic wrap and sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of the meat.
  4. For the fennel mix:
  5. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet and add the diced fennel stalk and bulb. Cook them until tender.
  6. Add the diced apple, the tarragon, some salt and pepper, stir to mix all and remove from heat.
  7. Spread the fennel-apple mix on the tenderized meat.
  8. Make a roll and tie it up with twine.
  9. Preheat the vegetable oil to 400 degrees F / 200 degrees C.
  10. Heat about 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a clean skillet, then fry the turkey roll on all sides until golden brown.
  11. Place the roll in a baking dish and drizzle some more vegetable oil on it.
  12. Roast for 45 minutes. When ready, let it rest for a few minutes.
  13. Cut and remove the twine. Slice the roll and serve.

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