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Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast Recipe
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Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast Recipe

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Whenever we're in the mood for turkey, this is the recipe I use. It always wins compliments. (Leftovers would be great in the Asparagus-Turkey Pasta Toss recipe at left.)
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless skinless turkey breast half (2 pounds)

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/3 pound) equals 104 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 368 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil; remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Place turkey breast on a rack in a greased shallow roasting pan. Spoon some of the butter mixture over the top. Cover and bake at 325° for 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours or until juices run clear and a thermometer reads 170°, basting often with butter mixture.
  3. Let stand for 10-15 minutes before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p159

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/3 pound) equals 104 calories, 11 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 368 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 13, 2012

This looks like it has possibilities but I'd like to know if anyone has prepared it it a crockpot. I hope to get an answer ASAP. Thanks.

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Reviewed Feb. 11, 2012

What a great recipe for 2 people! Tender, juicy & super easy!

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

semmer1

I really would like to try this recipe, Can you put it in a slow cooker??? Thanks I hope you answer ASAP...I useing a bonelsess 3lb turkey breast..

Absolutely!

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Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

I really would like to try this recipe, Can you put it in a slow cooker??? Thanks I hope you answer ASAP...I useing a bonelsess 3lb turkey breast..

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Reviewed Apr. 28, 2009

This is a keeper! I drizzled the cooked juices over mashed potatoes - wow! This butter mixture would be a great marinade for roasted potatoes all by itself! Very pleased!

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