Roasted Turkey Breast with Salt-free Herb Seasoning

Roasted Turkey Breast Salt Free Herb


Serving Size:
3 ounces

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis


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

Helpful hints

  • Use an herb seasoning blend with garlic and onion 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.

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 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat

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