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Moist Turkey Breast

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing


14 servings

My family always requests this turkey at family gatherings. The Italian dressing adds zip and moistness that you don’t find in other recipes. If you're wondering how to cook a moist turkey breast, this is the recipe to try. —Cindy Carlson, Ingleside, Texas
Moist Turkey Breast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (about 7 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups Italian dressing


  1. Place turkey breast in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Combine the seasonings; sprinkle over turkey. Pour dressing over the top.
  2. Cover and bake at 325° until a thermometer reads 170°, 2-2-1/2 hours, basting occasionally with pan drippings. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

6 ounces cooked turkey: 406 calories, 22g fat (5g saturated fat), 122mg cholesterol, 621mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 47g protein.

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