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 I Am

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


  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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