Grilled Herb Turkey Breast
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Grilled Herb Turkey Breast

Grilled turkey breast seasoned with fresh basil and garlic.

12
servings
20 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 20 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Marinade

1 cup white wine or chicken broth

2/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter melted

1/2 cup chopped fresh basil leaves

1/3 cup chopped green onions

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic

2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon coarse ground pepper

Turkey

1 (4- to 5-pound) fresh or frozen turkey breast, thawed

Garnish

Roasted garlic, if desired

Rosemary sprigs, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all marinade ingredients in extra large plastic resealable food bag; add turkey breast. Tightly seal bag; turn bag several times to coat turkey well. Place bag into 13x9 inch pan. Refrigerate, turning bag occasionally, at least 3 hours.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat one side of gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place coals to one side in charcoal grill. Make aluminum foil drip pan; place opposite coals.

  3. STEP 3

    Remove turkey breast from marinade. Place marinade in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat until marinade comes to a boil; boil 1 minute.

  4. STEP 4

    Place turkey breast onto grill over drip pan. Cover; grill, turning and basting occasionally with marinade, 2-2 1/2 hours or until internal temperature reaches 165°F and turkey is no longer pink. Discard remaining marinade.

  5. STEP 5

    Place turkey breast onto platter; garnish with roasted garlic and rosemary sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition

290Calories
15Fat (mg)
90Cholesterol (mg)
170Sodium (mg)
1Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
34Protein (g)

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  November 21, 2016

Kept the grill at 325 degrees and it was at 180 degrees after one hour.

— says Kathy
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  November 02, 2015

Cooked this last week. I ended up only marinating for about 3 hours. I used fresh basil as instructed with a 3lb breast. Cooked it at around 425 for 2 hours and it was utterly delicious. For extra flavor, I added applewood chips to my smoker box. Everyone said it was the best turkey they've ever had!

— says Dennis
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