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Roasted Turkey Breast

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: ThoughtfulCooking.com


  • 1 turkey breast usually 4-6 pounds
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  • Remove turkey breast from the refrigerator and remove packaging
  • Trim extra skin from around neck and clean up the turkey
  • Place a rack in a pan if needed, and then place turkey breast side up
  • Rub butter on turkey and season with plenty of salt and pepper
  • Place turkey in oven and heat until meat thermometer inserted in breast registers 165 degrees
  • Remove from oven and let sit for 15 minutes before slicing