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Peppercorn Dry Brined Turkey Breast with Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

The perfect headline dish for any get-together! Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend adds just the right touch of sweetness to the rub that flavors this tender turkey recipe. This turkey breast has 0% fewer calories* and 50% less sugar* than the regular full-brown sugar version. Makes 30 servings.

Serving size

1 piece (85g)


190 Calories


  • 1 (7 lb.) turkey breast

  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) black peppercorn

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) pink peppercorn

  • 12 tsp (2.5 mL) coriander seeds

  • 3 bay leaves

  • 12 tsp (2.5 mL) red pepper flakes

  • 14 cup (60 mL) kosher salt

  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend

  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) orange zest

  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) lemon zest

  • 1 lemon

  • 1 small yellow onion

  • 1 celery stalk

  • 14 cup (60 mL) olive oil


  • 1.

    Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add peppercorns, coriander, bay leaves, red pepper flakes in skillet and toast until fragrant, 7-10 minutes.

  • 2.

    Let cool and crush in a bag with a rolling pin or heavy skillet. Combine spices with salt, Truvía® Brown Sugar Blend, orange and lemon zest.

  • 3.

    Rinse turkey and pat dry. Place on large baking sheet and rub all sides with dry brine. Cover with plastic wrap and let cure in refrigerator 5-6 hours.

  • 4.

    Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).

  • 5.

    Remove turkey from refrigerator and rinse completely. Pile lemon, onion and celery in center of roasting pan. Place turkey on top. Rub outside turkey with olive oil. Place in oven and roast 30 minutes.

  • 6.

    Reduce heat to 350°F (175°C) and continue roasting until instant read thermometer reaches 165°F (75°C) (about 1 to 112 hours).

  • 7.

    Remove from oven and let rest 20 minutes before serving.

*This turkey breast has 190 calories and 1 gram of sugar per serving compared to the brown sugar-sweetened version which has 190 calories and 2 grams of sugar.

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories 190
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 980mg
Total Carbohydrate 2g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Erythritol 1g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 0% DV
Vitamin C 4% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 8% DV