HERB-ROASTED TURKEY BREAST

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

For those of us who don't care for dark meat, this is the perfect solution: a large turkey breast smothered in herbs and roasted to perfection.
Recipe & photo: Ellie Krieger
11-10-14


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Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Roast

Ingredients

1
(6 pound) bone-in turkey breast, halved, skin removed
2 Tbsp
olive oil
4 clove
garlic, crushed
2 tsp
chopped fresh sage leaves, or 1 tsp. dried sage
2 tsp
chopped fresh thyme leaves, or 1 tsp. dried thyme
2 tsp
chopped fresh rosemary leaves, or 1 tsp. dried rosemary
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper

Step-By-Step

1Rinse the turkey breast and pat dry. In a small bowl combine the oil, garlic, herbs, salt and pepper and rub the mixture into the turkey breast.

2Transfer to a roasting pan and roast in a preheated 375º oven until the juices run clear when pierced with fork and a thermometer inserted into thickest part of the turkey registers 170º F, or 1 to 1-1/4 hours.

3Let rest, covered with foil, for 10 minutes before carving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom