Garlic and Lemon Roasted Turkey Breast

Garlic and Lemon Roasted Turkey Breast

Tangy citrus tones down the strong garlic flavor in a rub, resulting in mouthwatering slices of turkey.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

3:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
5- to 6-lb bone-in whole turkey breast
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  1. In small bowl, mix garlic, lemon peel, parsley, salt and pepper. Using fingers, gently loosen skin covering turkey breast. Spread garlic-lemon mixture under the skin. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour but no longer than 8 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 325°F. On rack in shallow roasting pan, place turkey breast. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of breast and does not touch bone. Brush turkey with butter.
  3. Roast uncovered 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes or until thermometer reads 170°F.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tip
Garnish the serving platter with sprigs of fresh parsley and twists of fresh lemon.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 370
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 155mg;
  • Sodium 440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 0g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 54g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 7 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.