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Roast Turkey Breast with grilled asparagus & sweet potato wedges

Roast Turkey Breast with grilled asparagus and sweet potato wedges

Recipe by Wellness TeamCourse: Main


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Turkey is a rich source to tryptophan which can make you drowsy and promote a good sleep and a good mood.

Folate is essential for a healthy cardiovascular system and has been linked to anxiety and to regulate mood, both can assist with a better sleep.


  • Steggles Turkey Breast 1kg

  • 3 bunches asparagus, sliced thinly

  • 400g baby spinach

  • 2 sweet potatoes

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • Salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 180C (Fan Forced).
  • Remove plastic covering from foil tray and replace with foil.
  • Place onto baking tray and into preheated oven.
  •  Cook for 1 hour. To allow roast to brown remove foil covering 30 minutes prior to the end of the cooking time.
  • Remove from oven and allow to rest for 10 -15 minutes. 
  • Once turkey comes out to rest put in sweet potato wedges and coat with 1 teaspoon of olive oil and salt and pepper for 20 minutes.
  • 5 minutes before they come out toss the asparagus in 1 teaspoon olive oil and then toss the asparagus the heated pan with salt and pepper.
  • Add baby spinach to wilt.


  • Spinach is a cooling leaf that can assist with hot flushes. turkey contains tryptophan, which does promote good sleep and a better mood. 
  • Asparagus contains tryptophan, which increases levels of feel-good serotonin in your brain and helps prevent depression and anxietySweet potato is a root vegetable that can balance hormones by balancing blood sugar through fibre. The B-vitamin content of asparagus is high and a great source of folic acid and vitamin B1 and a very good source of vitamins B2, B3 and B6. Asparagus also contains the B vitamins choline, biotin, and pantothenic acid. Because B vitamins play a major role in the metabolism of sugars and starches, they are also crucial for healthy blood sugar management as well as supporting stress response hormones within the body.

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