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Easy Roast Turkey Breast Recipe

An easy roast turkey breast recipe for stress-free meals—from holidays to make-ahead dinners to healthy lunches.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Thanksgiving
Diet: AIP, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Keto, Low Carb, Paleo, Whole30
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 223kcal
Author: Lisa Wells


  • 2 bone-in turkey breast halves 3-4 pounds each
  • 2 tablespoons duck fat melted
  • freshly cracked pepper to taste (omit for AIP)
  • coarse ground sea salt to taste


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Place turkey breast on a rimmed baking sheet, skin side up, and rub all over with duck fat. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place in oven and reduce heat to 375 degrees. Roast until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees, about 1 to 1-1/2 hours.
  • Cover with foil and rest for 15 minutes before slicing.


Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 467mg | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg