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    Herbed Turkey Breast

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    3 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    3 hrs

    Barb Gertz's Note:

    Herbs tucked under the skin gives the turkey a wonderful flavor the lemon juice gives a subtle hint of citrus. Recipe comes from Taste of Home Light & Tasty

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      Loosen skin from turkey with fingers, leaving skin attached along bottom edges.
    3. 3
      In a small bowl, combine 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon oil, garlic and seasonings.
    4. 4
      Spread under turkey skin.
    5. 5
      Combine remaining lemon juice and oil; Set aside.
    6. 6
      Place turkey on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
    7. 7
      Bake, uncovered for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until meat thermometer reads 170°F.
    8. 8
      Basting every 15 to 20 minutes with lemon mixture.
    9. 9
      Let stand for 10 minutes.
    10. 10
      Discard skin before carving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 16, 2003

      55

      Barb, this is a wonderful recipe! I used a 6 1/2 lb. turkey breast with a pop-up timer. Your directions were so simple to follow! The results were fabulous, moist and very flavorful! Thanks for sharing this recipe with us, Barb!

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    • on July 24, 2005

      55

      Updated review: I've made this recipe many times but today was the first time I tried it on the grill and it was superb. I found a really great sale on turkey breasts but it was way too hot to heat up my kitchen with a roast. I couldn't find my rack (DH probably has it in the garage somewhere) so I set the turkey breast on a piece of foil and placed it right on the grill. I used indirect heat, had a 5.25 lb. bird and it took exactly 1 1/2 hours to get a perfect turkey breast. Barb, thanks again for this terrific recipe...I now have both a winter and summer method! :)

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    • on December 04, 2003

      55

      I have prepared this recipe for turkey breast twice. It is simple, beautiful and delicious. I have to admit that I did not remove the skin...it was so brown and crispy that I couldn't resist eating it! Thank you for sharing

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    Nutritional Facts for Herbed Turkey Breast

    Serving Size: 1 (87 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 14

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 146.0
     
    Calories from Fat 68
    47%
    Total Fat 7.6 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 1.8 g
    9%
    Cholesterol 52.5 mg
    17%
    Sodium 255.5 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.5 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 17.7 g
    35%

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