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Moist Turkey Breast

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing


14 servings

Updated: Nov. 30, 2022
My family always requests this turkey at family gatherings. The Italian dressing adds zip and moistness that you don’t find in other recipes. If you're wondering how to cook a moist turkey breast, this is the recipe to try. —Cindy Carlson, Ingleside, Texas
Moist Turkey Breast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (about 7 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups Italian dressing


  1. Place turkey breast in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Combine the seasonings; sprinkle over turkey. Pour dressing over the top.
  2. Cover and bake at 325° until a thermometer reads 170°, 2-2-1/2 hours, basting occasionally with pan drippings. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

6 ounces cooked turkey: 406 calories, 22g fat (5g saturated fat), 122mg cholesterol, 621mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 47g protein.

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