What to Make with Turkey Breast: Delicious Recipes!

Are you tired of eating plain old roasted turkey breast, but don’t know what else to make with it? Look no further! In this article, we will share with you some delicious recipes that will make your turkey breast the star of the meal.

1. Turkey Breast Stuffed with Spinach and Feta

This recipe is perfect for a special occasion or a dinner party. The combination of turkey breast, spinach, and feta cheese creates a unique and flavorful dish.

Ingredients:

  • 1 turkey breast, boneless and skinless
  • 1 cup of fresh spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup of chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C)
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together the spinach, feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  3. Cut a pocket into the thickest part of the turkey breast
  4. Stuff the spinach and feta mixture into the pocket and secure it with toothpicks
  5. Season the turkey breast with salt and pepper
  6. In an oven-safe skillet, heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat
  7. Add the turkey breast and sear on all sides until golden brown
  8. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F (75°C)
  9. Let the turkey rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing

2. Asian Turkey Breast with Noodles

If you’re in the mood for something different, this Asian-inspired dish is for you. The teriyaki glaze gives the turkey breast a sweet and tangy flavor, and the noodles make it a complete meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 turkey breast, boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 cup of soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 1/4 cup of rice vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons of grated ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 8 oz. of Chinese egg noodles
  • 1 cup of broccoli florets
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of chopped green onions

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes
  3. Brush the turkey breast with the glaze and reserve the remaining glaze for later
  4. Heat the vegetable oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat
  5. Add the turkey breast and sear on all sides until browned
  6. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F (75°C)
  7. Meanwhile, cook the noodles according to package instructions
  8. In a separate pan, stir-fry the broccoli and red bell pepper until tender
  9. Add the green onions and stir-fry for an additional minute
  10. Once the turkey is done, remove it from the skillet and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing
  11. While the turkey is resting, pour the remaining glaze into the skillet and cook over medium-high heat until thickened
  12. Serve the sliced turkey with the noodles and vegetables, and drizzle the glaze over the top

3. Turkey Breast with Mushroom Sauce

This classic combination of turkey and mushroom sauce is a comforting and hearty meal that is perfect for a cozy night in.

Ingredients:

  • 1 turkey breast, boneless and skinless
  • 2 cups of sliced mushrooms
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup of dry white wine
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup of heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Season the turkey breast with salt and pepper
  3. In an oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat
  4. Add the turkey breast and sear on all sides until browned
  5. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F (75°C)
  6. Meanwhile, in a separate pan, melt the butter over medium heat
  7. Add the shallots and cook until softened
  8. Add the garlic and cook for an additional minute
  9. Add the mushrooms and cook until they release their liquid and the liquid evaporates
  10. Add the white wine and cook until it has mostly evaporated
  11. Add the chicken broth and bring to a simmer
  12. Simmer until the sauce has thickened slightly, about 5 minutes
  13. Stir in the heavy cream and simmer for an additional 2 minutes
  14. Season the mushroom sauce with salt and pepper to taste
  15. Once the turkey is done, remove it from the skillet and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing
  16. Serve the sliced turkey with the mushroom sauce

4. Turkey and Cranberry Salad

If you have some leftover turkey breast from your holiday dinner, this refreshing salad is a perfect way to use it up.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of cooked turkey breast, shredded or diced
  • 1 cup of fresh cranberries, chopped
  • 1 cup of celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup of Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, honey, salt, and pepper
  2. Add the turkey breast, cranberries, celery, and almonds to the mixing bowl
  3. Toss to combine
  4. Serve the salad chilled

5. Turkey Breast with BBQ Sauce

If you’re in the mood for something smokey and sweet, this BBQ turkey breast is a real crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients:

  • 1 turkey breast, boneless and skinless
  • 1 cup of BBQ sauce
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Season the turkey breast with salt and pepper
  3. In an oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat
  4. Add the turkey breast and sear on all sides until browned
  5. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the BBQ sauce, honey, apple cider vinegar, garlic, smoked paprika, onion powder, salt, and pepper
  6. Cover the turkey breast with the BBQ sauce mixture
  7. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F (75°C)
  8. Once the turkey is done, remove it from the skillet and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing
  9. Serve the sliced turkey with the remaining BBQ sauce

6. Turkey Breast with Lemon and Rosemary

This recipe is simple yet elegant. The lemon and rosemary add a fresh and fragrant flavor to the turkey breast.

Ingredients:

  • 1 turkey breast, boneless and skinless
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Season the turkey breast with salt and pepper
  3. In an oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat
  4. Add the turkey breast and sear on all sides until browned
  5. Arrange the lemon slices and rosemary sprigs around the turkey breast
  6. Sprinkle the minced garlic over the turkey breast
  7. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F (75°C)
  8. Once the turkey is done, remove it from the skillet and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing
  9. Serve the sliced turkey with the lemon and rosemary garnish

7. Turkey Breast with Balsamic Glaze

The balsamic glaze adds a sweet and tangy flavor to the turkey breast, making it a perfect pairing with roasted vegetables or a fresh salad.

Ingredients:

  • 1 turkey breast, boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 cup of balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Season the turkey breast with salt and pepper
  3. In an oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat
  4. Add the turkey breast and sear on all sides until browned
  5. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, honey, minced garlic, salt, and pepper
  6. Brush the balsamic glaze over the turkey breast
  7. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F (75°C)
  8. Once the turkey is done, remove it from the skillet and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing
  9. Serve the sliced turkey with the remaining balsamic glaze

8. Turkey Breast with Stuffing and Gravy

If you want to recreate the taste of a holiday dinner, this recipe is for you. The stuffing and gravy make it a complete meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 turkey breast, boneless and skinless
  • 2 cups of prepared stuffing
  • 2 cups of chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup of butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Season the turkey breast with salt and pepper
  3. In an oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat
  4. Add the turkey breast and sear on all sides until browned
  5. Place the prepared stuffing on one side of the skillet
  6. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F (75°C)
  7. Once the turkey is done, remove it from the skillet and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing
  8. While the turkey is resting, make the gravy
  9. Using the same skillet, melt the butter over medium heat
  10. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute
  11. Sprinkle the flour over the garlic and whisk until the mixture is smooth
  12. Gradually whisk in the chicken broth
  13. Add the dried sage and bring the mixture to a boil
  14. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes, or until the gravy has thickened
  15. Season the gravy with salt and pepper to taste
  16. Serve the sliced turkey with the stuffing and gravy

9. Turkey Breast with Mustard and Herb Crust

The mustard and herb crust adds a flavorful and crispy layer to the turkey breast. Serve it with roasted vegetables or a fresh salad.

Ingredients:

  • 1 turkey breast, boneless and skinless
  • 2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C)
  2. Season the turkey breast with salt and pepper
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, chopped thyme and rosemary, minced garlic, salt, and pepper
  4. Rub the mustard and herb mixture all over the turkey breast
  5. In an oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat
  6. Add the turkey breast and sear on all sides until browned
  7. Transfer the skillet to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165°F (75°C)
  8. Once the turkey is done, remove it from the skillet and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing
  9. Serve the sliced turkey with your favorite side dish

10. Turkey Breast with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

This creamy mushroom sauce is perfectly paired with the tender and juicy turkey breast. Serve it with mashed potatoes or rice.

Ingredients:

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