Lemon Seasoned Turkey Breast with Sweet Potatoes and Onions


Lemon Seasoned Turkey Breast with Sweet Potatoes and Onions

For a complete healthy meal baked together in the oven, check out this lemon breast recipe. Fresh herbs and lemon add flavor without fat.


  • 1 turkey breast half (about 3 pounds)
  • 1 small lemon
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes (1 1/2 pounds), peeled
  • 2 medium onions


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Remove any excess fat from turkey breast.  Zest lemon. Press garlic with garlic press.
  2. Combine lemon zest, garlic, rosemary thyme, salt and pepper to make a rub. Rub 1 1/2 tablespoons evenly over entire turkey breast half.
  3. Slice sweet potatoes into 1 1/2-inch cubes. Cut onions into wedges. Place turkey half skin side up in baking dish. Toss remaining lemon seasoning with vegetables. Surround turkey breast with seasoned vegetables.
  4. Cover. Bake 1 hour. Carefully remove lid; continue baking 20-30 minutes or until thermometer reads 170 F. Let stand covered 10 minutes before carving.

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