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Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

Whenever we're in the mood for turkey, this is the recipe I use. It always wins compliments. —Cheryl King, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours + standing
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless skinless turkey breast half (2 pounds)

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine the first nine ingredients. Bring to a boil; remove from the heat and set aside to cool.
  • Place turkey breast on a rack in a greased shallow roasting pan. Spoon some of the butter mixture over the top. Cover and bake at 325° for 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours or until a thermometer inserted in turkey reads 165°, basting occasionally with butter mixture.
  • Let stand 10-15 minutes before slicing.
Nutrition Facts
1/3 pound: 104 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 368mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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