Stuffed turkey breast

Stuffed turkey breast is perfect for Sunday dinners, special occasions, and holiday menus. The turkey breast is stuffed with dried tomatoes, almonds, figs and flavored with fresh thyme and lemon zest, a succulent and tasty dish.

Stuffed turkey breast

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  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostMedium
  • Preparation time1 Day 6 Hours
  • Cooking time50 Minutes
  • Serving4
  • Cooking methodStove
  • CuisineItalian


1 pound turkey breast
1/4 cup dried tomatoes
1/4 cup almonds
1/4 cup dried figs
2 tablespoons olive oil
2/3 cup white wine
1 celery
1 onion
1 carrot
1 cup vegetable broth
1 lemon (zest)


1 Bowl
1 Pan
1 Knife


Chop the almonds, dried tomatoes, figs and thyme. Add a tablespoon of oil, the grated lemon zest and mix. Season the turkey breast with salt and pepper. Spread the filling and roll up. Tie the turkey breast with kitchen twine. Add 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil to a pan. Brown the turkey rolls on all sides. Meanwhile, dice the celery, carrot and onion. Add them to the pan and brown. Season the vegetables with salt and sprinkle with white wine. Let the alcohol evaporate then add a ladle of broth. Continue cooking for 40 minutes, adding the broth from time to time. Remove the turkey roll and let it cool wrapped in aluminum foil. Blend the cooking juices and set aside. Slice the turkey roll and arrange it on a serving plate. Serve with the hot cooking sauce..

Stuffed turkey breast

Cook’s Tips

This stuffed turkey breast will keep in the fridge for about 3 days. Carefully heat it in the microwave.

Recipe variations

You can also use boneless, skinless chicken breasts.

If you don’t have fresh thyme, you can use dry thyme.

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