Pesto Turkey Breast

Rubbing this turkey breast with pesto is a great cheat: so many flavors in one ingredient! The bell peppers add color, while cooking in wine or broth keeps the meat moist. You’ll have a hit on your hands with this recipe!

Serves: 12Prep: 15 minutesCook: 2 hours 55 minutesTotal: 3 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup basil pesto
  • 1 bone-in whole turkey breast (5-6 lbs.)
  • 1/2 each red, yellow and green bell peppers, thinly sliced into rings
  • Freshly grated pepper
  • 2 cups Kroger® Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup white wine

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375°F. Place a wire rack in a roasting pan; spray rack with cooking spray.
  • Rub pesto over entire surface of turkey breast, lifting skin to thoroughly coat meat. Place cavity side-up on rack. Fill cavity with bell pepper rings. Sprinkle turkey breast with black pepper. Pour broth and water into pan.
  • Roast turkey breast 2 hours, 15 minutes to 2 hours, 45 minutes until internal temperature is 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing to bring temperature up to 165°F.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup basil pesto
  • 1 bone-in whole turkey breast (5-6 lbs.)
  • 1/2 each red, yellow and green bell peppers, thinly sliced into rings
  • Freshly grated pepper
  • 2 cups Kroger® Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup white wine

Directions

  • Heat oven to 375°F. Place a wire rack in a roasting pan; spray rack with cooking spray.
  • Rub pesto over entire surface of turkey breast, lifting skin to thoroughly coat meat. Place cavity side-up on rack. Fill cavity with bell pepper rings. Sprinkle turkey breast with black pepper. Pour broth and water into pan.
  • Roast turkey breast 2 hours, 15 minutes to 2 hours, 45 minutes until internal temperature is 160°F. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing to bring temperature up to 165°F.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol105mg
Sodium300mg
Total Carbohydrate3g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0.5g
Protein42g