Herb Roasted Turkey Breast from Closet Cooking

A simple herb roasted turkey breast that makes a great Thanksgiving meal for a small gathering.

Servings: makes 4+ servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 60 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons sage, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons thyme, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons rosemary, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 (6 pound) turkey breast, skin on, rinsed and patted dry
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 onion, cut into thick wedges
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Mix the oil, garlic, sage, thyme, rosemary, salt and pepper and rub the mixture all over turkey breast.
  2. Place the carrots, celery and onions in the bottom of a roasting pan.
  3. Place the turkey breast on top of the vegetables in the pan.
  4. Roast in a 325F oven until the middle of the turkey gets to 160F, about 1.5-2 hours.
  5. Place the turkey on a cutting board and cover loosely with foil. Let it rest for about 10 minutes.
  6. Mix the flour, chicken stock, salt, pepper and 1 tablespoon of the turkey drippings in a sauce pan and simmer until it thickens.