Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  179
  • Protein  24 g
  • Carbohydrates  5 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  63 mg
  • Sodium  69 mg
  • Potassium  253 mg
  • Phosphorus  180 mg
  • Calcium  18 mg
  • Fiber  0 g

Sweet Dijon-Glazed Turkey Breast

When you're thinking of good protein sources, remember turkey. It's a great change from chicken, beef and pork, and DaVita renal dietitian, Maria from North Carolina, offers a tasty recipe for kidney-friendly Sweet Dijon-Glazed Turkey Breast.

Diet types:

  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Maria from North Carolina.

Portions: 20     Serving size: 3 ounces


  • 5 pound turkey breast
  • 1/3 cup pineapple topping
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice 


  1. Wash turkey breast and prepare for roasting.
  2. Place in a roasting pan, breast side up; cover and bake at 350° F for 1-1/2 hours (170° internal temperature using a meat thermometer).
  3. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients and stir to blend.
  4. Remove turkey breast from oven and brush glaze over top.
  5. Return turkey to oven and cook uncovered for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven. Let turkey rest 15 minutes before slicing.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Extra glaze can be served on the side as a dipping sauce.
  • Glaze can also be used on chicken or pork chops.
  • CKD non-dialysis: This higher protein recipe may be appropriate for your diet if the portion size is adjusted to reduce protein content. Adjustments should be based on your individual protein prescription. Check with your dietitian if you are unsure.

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Sweet Dijon-Glazed Turkey Breast

jgrimm1 says:


I made this for my patients and they loved it! We used the extra glaze instead of gravy.

Oct. 06, 2010, 9:58 AM - Inappropriate review?

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