Roasted Turkey Breast

Roasted Turkey Breast

If you're not having a huge crowd over for Thanksgiving, you might want to roast a turkey breast instead of the whole bird.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 6 ounces)


  • 1 (5 1/2-pound) turkey breast
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • Assorted fresh herbs (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 325°.

2. Trim fat from turkey. Rinse turkey under cold water, and pat dry.

3. Place turkey, skin side up, on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Brush turkey lightly with oil. Insert a meat thermometer into meaty part of breast, making sure not to touch bone. Bake at 325° for 2 to 2 1/4 hours or until thermometer registers 170°. Let turkey stand 15 minutes before slicing.

4. Place turkey on a platter, and garnish with fresh herbs, if desired. Remove and discard skin before eating, if desired (analysis does not include skin).

carbo rating: 0

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 288
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 6.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 53.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.0g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 124mg
  • Iron: 2.4mg
  • Sodium: 115mg
  • Calcium: 34mg

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