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Herb 'n' Spice Turkey Breast

 Herb 'n' Spice Turkey Breast
This nicely seasoned turkey breast from our Test Kitchen is a great accompaniment to goose at Thanksgiving. Or prepare it throughout the year for a delicious dinner on its own.
10-14 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours


  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (5 to 6 pounds)


  • In a small bowl, combine the oil, brown sugar, salt, sage, thyme,
  • rosemary, pepper and allspice. With fingers, carefully loosen the
  • skin from both sides of turkey breast.
  • Spread half of the brown sugar mixture under the skin. Secure skin to
  • underside of breast with toothpicks. Spread the remaining brown
  • sugar mixture over the skin.
  • Line the bottom of a large shallow roasting pan with foil. Place
  • turkey breast side up on a rack in prepared pan.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a meat
  • thermometer reads 170°:(cover loosely with foil if turkey browns
  • too quickly.) Cover and let stand for 15 minutes before carving.
  • Yield: 10-14 servings.

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Herb 'n' Spice Turkey Breast (continued)

Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer