Roasted Turkey Breast with Gravy & Cranberry

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Recipe video made by Michelle Published on 10/18/2021, viewed by 550 , 0 Comments
yield6 portionstotal time80m

For a shortcut Thanksgiving meal, try boneless turkey breasts. They cook in about an hour in the oven and you can still whip up some gravy and cranberry sauce to go along!

What you will need

TURKEY

6 lbs Boneless Turkey Breasts

1/2 cup Unsalted Butter (softened)

1/4 tsp Black Pepper

.5 oz Fresh Poultry Herbs

1/2 tsp Salt

CRANBERRY SAUCE

1 Orange

1/4 cup Water

1 cup Sugar

12 oz bag Fresh Cranberries

GRAVY

2 Tbsp AP Flour

pinch Salt

pinch Black Pepper

(Nutritional facts 686 calories, 74.34 g fat, 4.22 g carbohydrates, 0.35 g protein, 79 mg cholesterol, 68 mg sodium)

How to cook

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Gather and portion ingredients.

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Set oven to 350°F

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Remove the herbs from the stems. Reserve a couple sprigs of thyme for the gravy.

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Chop the herbs into almost a fine powder.

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e salt and pepper.

Add the chopped herbs to a bowl with the softened butter and season with the salt and pepper.

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Mix the herbs into the softened butter.

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here and the skin get crispy.

Pat the turkey breasts dry with a paper towel. This will help the butter adhere and the skin get crispy.

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 of each breast.

Spread the herb butter under the skin, over the skin, and on the under side of each breast.

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Place the turkey breasts on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 1 hour.

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Add the cranberries and zest from about half the orange to a saucepan.

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Add the water and the juice from the whole orange.

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Add the sugar and salt to the pot.

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p pop the cranberries. Cook for about 5 minutes until slightly thickened.

Stir all the ingredients together and bring to a boil. Use the spoon to help pop the cranberries. Cook for about 5 minutes until slightly thickened.

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h the cranberries into a chunky sauce.

Take the sauce off of the heat and use the whisk or a potato masher to smash the cranberries into a chunky sauce.

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ers 165 degrees. Remove the turkey breasts from the pan to let rest.

Remove the turkey from the oven once the thickest part of the turkey registers 165 degrees. Remove the turkey breasts from the pan to let rest.

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Pour the pan drippings into a fat separator. Pour the drippings into a saucepan.

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Place the pot over medium heat and whisk in the butter.

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Add a few thyme leaves to the pot.

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epper. Add broth or water to thin if needed.

Whisk in the flour until slightly thickened and season with some salt and pepper. Add broth or water to thin if needed.

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Serve the turkey alongside the cranberry sauce and gravy.

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