Recipes for turkey breast 6 different ways. They just get dusty!

Wondering which way to make turkey? As with chicken, there are many variations on how to prepare this dish.

We have selected the best turkey breast recipes for you. You can prepare them either for lunch, dinner or just to taste.

Get inspired and enjoy in advance.

Stuffed turkey breast with gravy

The ideal dish for Thanksgiving in English-speaking countries is turkey. You can of course enjoy it at any time of the year and this recipe is ideal if you like cranberries.


  • 500g of chicken breast (or more depending on the number of diners)
  • 1-4 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of softened butter
  • 6-8 twine (strings)

Stuffing ingredients

  • White bread/bun/roll cut into cubes (amount according to the size of the pastry – approx. 150g)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 4 sage leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper
  • 1 large egg (beaten)
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons cranberries (chopped)
  • Foil

Sauce ingredients

  • 2 cups turkey/chicken stock
  • 2 sage leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon chicken seasoning
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • Salt and pepper


  • You prepare the filling by cutting the pastry (at least 2-3 days old) into cubes.
  • Heat the butter in a large pan, then foam the onion, add the celery, parsley, sage, cover with the stock, salt, pepper and simmer on medium-high heat for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat, let cool for a few minutes, then mix with the prepared pastry. Add the cranberries, stock, egg, chicken seasoning and mix well to combine the ingredients well.
  • Then clean the meat, remove the skin.
  • Pat the breast to form a large slab of meat. Put enough stuffing on this plate. Leave a space at the edge so that the filling does not run out.
  • Carefully tie the twine around the meat slice. Place on a baking sheet, cover with aluminum foil and bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for 45-55 minutes.
  • Uncover the foil and let it bake for another 5-7 minutes until golden.
  • Mix all the ingredients for the sauce, bring to a boil, then simmer for 8-10 minutes until thickened.
  • Then remove the herbs from the sauce. Cut the meat into slices and serve drizzled with sauce with any side dish.
Turkey pocket with stuffing and beans.

Roasted turkey breast with honey

Try this honey turkey recipe that will have diners licking their ears.


  • 500g boneless turkey breast
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • Spices for chicken
  • Pepper


  • Heat the butter in a saucepan, add the white wine and bring to the boil.
  • Then pepper and pour honey. Do not forget to stir constantly so that the honey does not burn on the bottom of the pot.
  • Add the rosemary sprig and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • Then remove the rosemary. Lightly season the meat on all sides with the chicken seasoning, put it in the baking dish and then pour over the finished honey sauce.
  • Sprinkle more pepper, place the rosemary on top of the meat and place in the preheated oven. Bake for 45 minutes, then baste it again with the sauce.
  • Bake for another 1 hour, basting again with the honey sauce every 30 minutes.
  • Serve with porridge, rice or perhaps potatoes or French fries.
Sliced baked raw meat.

Herbed turkey breast with rice

You can of course serve this recipe with any side dish. You can use orange instead of lemon.


  • 1 kg of boneless turkey breast
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1-2 teaspoons of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of minced garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 1 celery
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken stock


  • First, preheat the oven to 180°C. Remove the skin from the meat.
  • In a bowl, mix lemon juice with olive oil, pepper, rosemary, thyme and garlic.
  • Rub this herb mixture over the turkey on all sides.
  • Line the roasting pan with chopped onions. Place the turkey breast on top of the onion and cover with wine or stock.
  • Bake uncovered for 2-2.5 hours. If the meat is browning too quickly, cover the roasting pan with foil.
  • After baking, let stand for 15 minutes. Then serve with boiled rice or another side dish according to your taste.
Turkey slices with herbs.

Turkey can be prepared in countless ways. Get inspired by other tasty recipes for preparing turkey.

Turkey in cream with mushrooms

Try the turkey with cream sauce and mushrooms. In autumn, instead of champignons, you can also go to the forest to collect fresh mushrooms.


  • 1 kg of skinless turkey breast
  • 2 tablespoons of softened butter
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tablespoons of dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of oregano
  • A pinch of pepper
  • 250g of fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 200 ml of cooking cream


  • Clean the meat and divide it into several larger pieces.
  • Grease the baking pan with butter and layer the chopped onion.
  • Sprinkle the meat with salt, pepper, parsley, oregano and mushrooms.
  • Put it in a baking dish lined with onions and finally pour the broth and cream over it.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 180°C for 1.5 hours. Continuously pour the cream sauce over the meat.
  • After baking, let stand for 15 minutes.
Turkey meat with mushroom-cream dressing and vegetables.

Excellent turkey curry

Try this tikka masala style turkey curry recipe. You can prepare the meat in cubes or leave the breast whole.


  • 500g turkey breast, sliced or whole
  • 350 ml canned tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red pepper, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon chili
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 3 cm grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons curry spice
  • 3 teaspoons of garam masala
  • 200 ml of coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the olive oil in a deep pan and let the onion foam. Then add the paprika and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  • Add chilli, garlic, grated ginger, garam masala and curry spices. Fry for another 2 minutes. Add a little water if necessary.
  • Add the turkey, canned tomatoes, coconut milk, salt and pepper and simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
  • Serve ready with rice.
Turkey breast with tikka masala style curry sauce.

TIP: Also try these recipes for turkey medallions .

Turkey China

Of course, each of us knows Chinese with chicken or pork. But try this kung pao style turkey recipe.


  • 500g of turkey breast, cut into cubes
  • 2 spoons of soy sauce
  • 3 teaspoons of cornstarch
  • 1.5 tablespoons of wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1.5 teaspoons of sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 spoon of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Dried chili peppers to taste
  • 3 spring onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of dried ground ginger
  • Unsalted peanuts, coarsely chopped


  • In a bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of soy sauce with 1.5 teaspoons of cornstarch. Mix with the chopped turkey and let sit for 10 minutes.
  • In another bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of soy sauce with the remaining 1.5 teaspoons of cornstarch. Add wine vinegar, a spoonful of hoisin sauce, sesame oil, broth, honey and mix well.
  • Heat the oil in a deep pan, add the marinated chicken and fry for 2 minutes on each side.
  • Add the chilli, spring onion, garlic and ginger to the pan and sauté for 2 minutes. Then add the sauce you prepared.
  • Simmer until thickened for about a minute. Season with salt or soy sauce and dilute with a little water if necessary.
  • Serve with rice and sprinkled with onions and peanuts.
Chinese style turkey with peanuts.

TIP: If you like Chinese cuisine, also take a look at our simple kung pao recipes.

Why include turkey meat in our menus?

Turkey meat contains a minimum amount of fat and, if we compare it with other meats, it has a higher protein content. It is proteins that are needed for the renewal and proper functioning of cells.

In terms of health, it is a very high-quality and easily digestible type of meat. In addition, this meat is suitable for people with strict diets, with vascular and heart disease and is recommended for those with high cholesterol and diabetes.

Turkey meat is a source of B vitamins and minerals such as iron, selenium, zinc and calcium. It is iron that supports the proper functioning of red blood cells. It is therefore suitable for athletes and, among other things, also for women who are post-period.

Selenium and zinc are minerals that fight against free radicals and also support the immune system. This type of meat is also recommended in the liver diet.

So there is no doubt that turkey meat supports many vital functions and its consumption promotes health in many ways.

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