Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

November 15, 2018

Hey, y’all!

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching – and, of course, that means one thing: turkey. I have heard horror stories my entire life about preparing one; it is perceived to be a stress-inducing, difficult, hated task.


I want to fight that preconceived notion; preparing the turkey can be simple, while still remaining elegant – and I’m so excited to be partnering with my friends at Kroger to tell you how!

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My top tip is to use a turkey breast instead of an entire turkey. They are much easier to cook, to clean, and to handle. You also still get quite a bit of meat out of it; the breast that I picked up was 7 lbs. If you need to do a couple of them, the accompanying recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.


Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast


  • 1 Turkey Breast (approximately 7 lbs)
  • 5 lemons, juiced
  • 1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. dry mustard
  • 2 packs Simple Truth Organic Poultry Herb Blend (Rosemary, Sage, Thyme)
  • 3 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 c. white wine (dry)


  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Combine lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, dry mustard, herbs, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  • Place turkey breast in a roasting pan, skin side up.
  • Evenly distribute the herb mixture on top of the turkey breast, reserving 1/4 of it.
  • Loosen the skin and put the remaining fourth of the herb mixture directly on the meat.
  • Cube the stick of butter and place cubes underneath the skin, directly on the meat.
  • Pour the wine into the bottom of the roasting pan; similarly, line the pan with the squeezed lemons.
  • Bake for approximately 1 hour 40 minutes; you want the internal temperature to be 165 degrees.
  • Remove turkey from oven, cover with foil, and allow to rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • Enjoy!

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Now, y’all – how easy is that? Simplified, yet oh-so-delicious. You can find all of these ingredients, just as I did, at your local Kroger. They are your one-stop shop this holiday season!

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Tell me – do you prepare the turkey for your family? What are some of your family traditions this time of year?

From my roasting pan to yours, I hope y’all have a Happy Thanksgiving!

As always: Happy Eating, Happy Traveling, Happy Living.

Y’all come back now, ya hear?

My best,


FTC: This is a sponsored post; all opinions, however, are my own.

  • Reply
    Lisa Arekion
    November 15, 2018 at 11:02 pm

    I am going to bug harrison to try this recipe with me! And is that a louisville stoneware plate I see?

  • Reply
    November 16, 2018 at 1:26 pm

    I completely agree that a Turkey breast is so much easier and more tastier too. This recipe sounds delicious!

  • Reply
    November 16, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    This is about the same type of recipe I use and I only use turkey breast as well! This is the best tasting turkey ever!🙌🏻

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