Roast Boneless Turkey Breast

Amy Herald


Did you know: The wild turkey was almost our national bird? The suggestion came from Benjamin Franklin. The wild turkey lost by just one vote to the bald eagle, however it's still one of America's favorite game birds.


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5 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


  • 1
    (2-1/2 lb.) boneless turkey breast with skin
  • 3 Tbsp
    softened butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    mrs dash (table blend)
  • ·
    salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 c
    chicken or turkey stock
  • 3 Tbsp
    reserved pan drippings for gravy.
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    half & half

How to Make Roast Boneless Turkey Breast


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Mix 1/4 cup butter, garlic powder, paprika, Mrs. Dash, salt, and black pepper in a bowl.
  3. Rub half the butter mixture over the turkey breast and underneath the skin.
  4. Tent turkey breast loosely with aluminum foil. Roast in the preheated oven for 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  5. Reserve remaining butter mixture, melt for basting.
  6. Baste turkey breast occasionally with remaining butter mixture.
  7. Let turkey breast rest 10 to 15 minutes.
  8. Slice and serve with gravy.
  10. Heat 3 Tbsp. pan drippings in a small sauce pan. Add flour and mix to make a roux.
  11. Add Chicken or turkey stock, and half & half, whisk until thickened. Salt & pepper to taste.

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About Roast Boneless Turkey Breast

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American

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