turkey breast roast

Sure, here’s the full recipe for the turkey breast roast:


  • 1 turkey breast roast (with netting)
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • Gravy packet (included with the turkey breast roast)
  • Potatoes, halved or quartered
  • Salt and pepper, to taste (optional)


  1. Place the turkey breast roast in a slow cooker. Leave the netting on to help hold the roast together during cooking.
  2. Scatter the chopped onion around the turkey breast roast in the slow cooker.
  3. Sprinkle the gravy packet over the turkey breast roast and onions. This will add flavor and moisture to the roast.
  4. Add the potatoes around the turkey breast roast in the slow cooker. You can leave them whole, halved, or quartered, depending on your preference.
  5. Season the potatoes and turkey breast roast with salt and pepper, if desired.
  6. Cover the slow cooker and cook on high for 6 hours or on low for 8 hours, or until the internal temperature of the turkey breast roast reaches 165°F or higher.
  7. Once the turkey breast roast is cooked through and tender, carefully remove it from the slow cooker and transfer it to a cutting board. Let it rest for a few minutes before slicing.
  8. While the turkey breast roast is resting, use a potato masher or fork to smash the potatoes in the slow cooker. This will create a creamy texture.
  9. If desired, you can thicken the juices in the slow cooker to make gravy. You can do this by transferring the juices to a saucepan and simmering them over medium heat until slightly thickened. Alternatively, you can use a gravy mix or homemade gravy.
  10. Serve the sliced turkey breast roast with the smashed potatoes and gravy on the side. Enjoy your tender and juicy turkey dinner!

Note: Leftover turkey can be used to make a delicious turkey pot pie. Simply shred or chop the leftover turkey and combine it with vegetables, gravy, and a pie crust for a comforting meal.

Sure, here are some popular questions and their answers related to turkey breast roast:

Q: How long does it take to cook a turkey breast roast? A: Cooking time for a turkey breast roast can vary depending on its size and the cooking method used. As a general guideline, it usually takes about 2 to 3 hours to cook a turkey breast roast in the oven at 350°F (175°C). However, always use a meat thermometer to ensure the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) for safe consumption.

Q: Can I cook a turkey breast roast in a slow cooker? A: Yes, you can cook a turkey breast roast in a slow cooker. It’s a convenient and easy way to prepare a tender and juicy roast. Simply place the turkey breast roast in the slow cooker along with any desired seasonings or vegetables, and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, or on high for 3 to 4 hours, until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

Q: How do I know when a turkey breast roast is done? A: The best way to determine if a turkey breast roast is done is by using a meat thermometer. Insert the thermometer into the thickest part of the roast, avoiding any bones. The internal temperature should reach 165°F (74°C) for safe consumption. Additionally, you can check for doneness by ensuring the juices run clear and there is no pinkness in the meat.

Q: Should I remove the netting from the turkey breast roast before cooking? A: It’s recommended to leave the netting on the turkey breast roast while cooking to help hold its shape and prevent it from falling apart. The netting will also help to seal in juices and flavor during the cooking process. Once the roast is fully cooked and rested, you can carefully remove the netting before slicing and serving.

Q: What are some seasoning options for turkey breast roast? A: Turkey breast roast can be seasoned with a variety of herbs, spices, and aromatics to enhance its flavor. Common seasonings include salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, rosemary, sage, and paprika. You can also use marinades, rubs, or brines to add extra flavor and moisture to the roast.