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 Sep. 25, 2014

"Very tasty! I made this in my crock pot by just adding 2T of water to the other liquids, dumping everything in the crock pot instead of on the stove, and cooking on low for 8 hours. I did thicken the gravy on the stove at the end. Great results!"

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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

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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..
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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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