Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

Roasted Turkey Breast

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My mom quit roasting whole turkeys a few years ago because we realized that everybody only liked the breast anyway. Grandma used to like the wings and Karen likes the legs, but it’s no problem to get a couple of drumsticks on the side and cook them in the pan with the breast. The cleanup is better, and there aren’t any wasted leftovers. So, here it is. The herb roasted turkey breast that goes along perfectly with the traditional stuffing and cranberry we all love.

Oven Roasted Turkey Breast
Serves:     4-6        Preheat Oven Temp:  325

Ingredients List
6 lb. turkey breast, with or without skin
2 carrots
2 stalks celery
1 small onion
2 Tb. oil
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
2 tsp. sage
2 tsp. rosemary
2 tsp. thyme
dash of each, salt and pepper


1 Rinse and pat dry the turkey breast and set aside.
2 Spray the bottom of a roasting pan with non-stick spray. Slice or chop the carrots, celery and onion into large pieces and put them in the bottom of the pan.
3 Mix together the oil, garlic, and spices and rub the mixture over the surface of the turkey
4 Place the turkey on top of the veggies in the pan and roast in the oven for 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
5 Use a meat thermometer to check the internal temperature – turkey is done at 160 F.
6 Remove the turkey from the pan and place it on a cutting board. Cover loosely with foil.
7 Let the turkey rest at least 10 minutes, then slice and serve.


One response to “Oven Roasted Turkey Breast

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