Herbed Turkey Breast

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by Barb G.

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

Top Review by Bev

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!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

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

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