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Roasted Turkey Breast with Blueberry Balsamic Glaze


Roast turkey with blueberry balsamic glaze makes for a deliciously festive meal. Blueberries, figs, balsamic, maple and mustard add a tangy approach to a traditional roast turkey. Garnish the entrée with leftover blueberries and rosemary – your roast turkey with blueberry balsamic glaze will look as amazing as it tastes.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 rosemary sprigs
  • 1 bone-in turkey breast with skin on (2-­3 pounds)
  • Salt & pepper

Blueberry Balsamic Glaze Ingredients


  • Preheat oven to 450°F. In a large oven-safe heavy bottom skillet over medium high heat, add olive oil, then sauté onion 3-4 minutes, or until fragrant and just tender. Scatter rosemary sprigs around the edges of the pan.
  • Rub turkey on all sides with oil (or butter) and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place turkey in the skillet, on top of onion mixture; transfer skillet to the oven and turn temperature down to 400°F, and bake for 40 minutes. While it’s baking make the glaze.

Blueberry Balsamic Glaze:

  • Place 1⁄2 cup of the blueberries, figs and the balsamic vinegar in small sauce pan. Bring to a simmer, then turn heat to low, stirring occasionally until reduced by half.
  • Stir in maple syrup, whole grain mustard and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • After the turkey has cooked for 40 minutes, brush the top with the glaze  and pour the rest over the top. Give the pan a good shake.
  • Surround the turkey with the remaining blueberries, and lower oven temperature to 350 F and continue roasting in the oven, 20 or more minutes, until turkey is cooked through and reaches 160°F.


  • Calories: 345

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