Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

Turkey breast roasted with herbs- perfect for a warm hearty dinner!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/2
teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1/2
teaspoon dried sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1
(5 to 6-lb.) whole turkey breast
1
medium onion, peeled, quartered
1
garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. In small bowl, combine rosemary, sage, thyme and marjoram. Loosen skin covering turkey breast and pull away, leaving attached at neck. If necessary, use sharp knife to loosen connecting membrane. Rub herb mixture evenly over turkey breast meat. Replace skin over breast, tucking under bottom of breast.
  • 2 Place turkey breast, skin side up, on rack in roasting pan. Place onion and garlic inside neck opening. Insert meat thermometer so bulb reaches center of thickest part of breast meat, but does not rest on bone. Do not cover or add water.
  • 3 Bake at 325°F. for 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 hours or until turkey is fork-tender, juices run clear and meat thermometer registers 165 to 170°F. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before carving. Remove and discard onion and garlic from neck opening.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    35),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    105mg
    105%;
    Sodium
    60mg
    60%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1g
    1%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    34g
    34%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    5 Very Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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