"Beer Can" Turkey Breast with BBQ Gravy
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    Beer -- is there anything it can't do!? In this recipe from Emeril Lagasse's "Emeril at the Grill," it makes turkey extra juicy.

    Ingredients

    • 4 quarts water
    • 1 cup packed light or dark brown sugar
    • 3/4 cup kosher salt, plus more for seasoning the turkey
    • One 7-pound turkey breast, skin on, rib bones and backbone intact
    • 2 cups chopped onions (1/2-inch pieces)
    • 1 cup chopped celery (1/2-inch pieces)
    • 8 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
    • 10 sprigs fresh oregano, tied into a bundle with kitchen twine
    • 3 teaspoons Emeril's Rib Rub spice blend
    • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 cups canned chopped tomatoes, with their juice
    • Emerilware Cast Iron Vertical Poultry Roaster
    • 1 1/4 cups beer (one 12-ounce bottle)
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • Chicken broth, as needed
    • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
    • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons molasses
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1055 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 32 g 48.97%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 40.86%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 258 mg 86%
    • Sodium: 9224 mg 384.33%
    • Calcium: 406 mg 40.58%
    • Potassium: 1967 mg 56.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 8 mg 43.49%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 91 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.85%
    • Sugar: 41 g
    • Protein: 97 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 17.51%
    • Vitamin C 93.88%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs3
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables10
    • Exchange - Lean Meat12
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total11 oz-eq

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