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Sage Rubbed Turkey Breast - Recipe

The perennial holiday favorite, this simple, deliciously flavored turkey tastes even better when paired with Spiced Pear and Raisin Chutney.
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Sage Rubbed Turkey Breast Recipe

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix sage, seasoned salt and black pepper in small bowl.

2. Place turkey breast on rack in foil-lined roasting pan. Spread seasoning mixture over entire surface and under skin of turkey breast. Cover loosely with heavy duty foil.

3. Roast 1 hour. Remove foil. Add water to pan. Roast 1 to 1 1/2 hours longer or until internal temperature reaches 170° F, basting occasionally with pan juices. Remove turkey breast from oven. Loosely cover with foil. Let stand 15 minutes. Transfer to platter or carving board and slice.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with Perfect Turkey Gravy and Harvest Roasted Vegetables


Italian Roasted Turkey Breast: Substitute 1 tablespoon McCormick® Perfect Pinch® Italian Seasoning for the rubbed sage.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2.25 hours
Servings: 10
-1 tablespoon McCormick® Sage, Rubbed
-1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
-1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Black Pepper, Ground
-1 turkey breast, fresh or frozen, thawed (5 to 6 pounds)
-1 cup water
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories: 296 Calories
Fat: 12 Grams
Protein: 47 Grams
Cholesterol: 122 Milligrams
Carbohydrates: 0 Grams
Sodium: 289 Milligrams
Fiber: 0 Grams