Garlic and Lemon Roasted Turkey Breast

Tangy citrus tones down the strong garlic flavor in a rub, resulting in mouthwatering slices of turkey.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
5- to 6-lb bone-in whole turkey breast
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 In small bowl, mix garlic, lemon peel, parsley, salt and pepper. Using fingers, gently loosen skin covering turkey breast. Spread garlic-lemon mixture under the skin. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 8 hours.
  • 2 Heat oven to 325°F. On rack in shallow roasting pan, place turkey breast. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of breast and does not touch bone. Brush turkey with butter.
  • 3 Roast uncovered 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes or until thermometer reads 170°F.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    370
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    17g
    17%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    155mg
    155%;
    Sodium
    440mg
    440%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    54g
    54%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 7 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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