Herb & Mushroom Stuffed Turkey Breast
A whole roast turkey is absolutely delicious, but can also be massive project and kitchen mess. Instead, why not try something a little different this fall season with these fun and simple stuffed turkey breasts!
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- two turkey breasts
- two cups mushrooms, sliced
- one clove garlic, minced
- one McIntosh apple, peeled, cored and diced
- two tablespoons mixed sage, thyme and rosemary, minced
- quarter cup walnuts, finely chopped
- one tablespoons butter
- sea salt
- black pepper
- butcher's twine
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
2. Place turkey breasts on a cutting board between two sheets of waxed paper. Using a mallet, flatten turkey breasts evenly until they are about ½ inch thick all around. Set aside.
3. In a large skillet, melt butter on medium heat and then add leeks, mushrooms and a pinch of sea salt. Cook vegetables for 3-4 minutes until tender
4. Add apple, garlic and herbs and cook for an additional 5-6 minutes until vegetable mixture has wilted and reduced in size. Add chopped walnuts and stir to combine.
5. Lay the turkey breasts on a cutting board and season both sides with salt and pepper.
6. Spread half of the mushroom mixture on top of each turkey breast, leaving about ¼ inch to the edge.
7. Starting with one short end, gently roll each turkey breast together like a log, completely enclosing the stuffing.
8. Using butcher’s twine, tie the turkey breasts closed with evenly spaced ½ inch intervals.
9. In the same skillet used for the stuffing, gently brown the stuffed turkey breasts 1-2 minutes per side.
10. Transfer turkey breasts to a large baking dish and transfer to the oven for 45-60 minutes, or until turkey breasts reach an internal temperature of 165°F.
11. Remove turkey breasts from the oven, cover loosely with aluminum foil and allow to rest 10 minutes.
12. Remove the twine and slice the turkey into ½ inch slices. Serve immediately with sides of your choice.