Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  203
  • Protein  25 g
  • Carbohydrates  1 g
  • Fat  11 g
  • Cholesterol  76 mg
  • Sodium  88 mg
  • Potassium  265 mg
  • Phosphorus  184 mg
  • Calcium  20 mg
  • Fiber  0.1 g

Roasted Turkey Breast with Salt-free Herb Seasoning

Roasted Turkey Breast with Salt-free Herb Seasoning is a great choice for a small holiday gathering. It's also a go-to recipe everyday sandwiches or turkey salad. Cook it today and refrigerate or freeze sliced turkey for later.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe created for by DaVita renal dietitian Sara from California.

Portions: 10     Serving size: 3 ounces


  • 3 pound fresh turkey breast half, bone-in, with skin
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon salt-free herb seasoning blend
  • 1/4 cup onion


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Finely mince onion. Melt butter and add onion and herb seasoning blend. Divide mixture in half.
  3. In a large roasting pan or skillet, place turkey breast skin side down. Coat with 1 tablespoon of the seasoning mixture.
  4. Turn breast over and loosen the skin with your fingers. Spread 3 tablespoons of the seasoning mixture between the flesh and skin. Use toothpicks to attach the edges of the skin to the breast meat.
  5. Place pan in oven and bake for 1 hour.
  6. Remove pan from oven and spread remaining seasoning mixture over turkey skin.
  7. Return to oven and cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until meat thermometer reads 160º F.
  8. Remove from oven and let turkey breast rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Use an herb seasoning with garlic for optimal flavor.
  • Be sure meat thermometer does not touch the bone.
  • Divide turkey slices into 2 to 3 ounce servings, and refrigerate or freeze for sandwiches or a quick meal later.
  • Adjust portion size to match your meal plan if you need a lower or higher protein intake.

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Roasted Turkey Breast with Salt-free Herb Seasoning

romilly60 says:


I substituted Cornish hens for turkey breasts. The salt free herb seasoning mixture was easy to prepare. I just added chopped garlic for more flavoring.It was ok, not as tasty as I had hoped,but in knowing how it tastes now,in my future mixtures, I will be a little more heavy handed in adding additional salt free seasonings, like garlic and onion powders.

Sep. 03, 2014, 4:59 PM - Inappropriate review?

Roasted Turkey Breast with Salt-free Herb Seasoning

Susieanne says:


Thx for Sharing!

Aug. 25, 2014, 8:01 PM - Inappropriate review?

Roasted Turkey Breast with Salt-free Herb Seasoning

alice54 says:


Can I use a thawed turkey breast without the bone? Sounds good. would temp be the same...thanks Dietitian comment: Yes you can. Check the internal temperature for doneness as it may cook faster.

Aug. 20, 2014, 12:21 PM - Inappropriate review?

Roasted Turkey Breast with Salt-free Herb Seasoning

KateKrall1 says:


going to try the herb & garlic combo on 1/2 roasted game hen tonite. Sounds Yummy!

Jul. 22, 2014, 11:44 AM - Inappropriate review?

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