Oven Roast Turkey with Pesto

  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 25m
  • Ready In: 35m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Carbohydrates

    8.4 g
  • Cholesterol

    0.0 mg
  • Fat

    3.1 g
  • Fiber

    0.4 g
  • Protein

    28.8 g
  • Saturated Fat

    0.3 g
  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    57.4 mg
  • Sugar

    0.8 g
  • Trans Fat

    1.7 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    0.2 g
  • Potassium

    19.6 mg
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Oven roast turkey with pesto. This roasted turkey breast recipe with pesto is the perfect way to enjoy a tender, juicy roast.

What type of oven is best for roasting a turkey?

There are many different ovens on the market, each with its own set of features. Some people prefer convection ovens because they allow for more even cooking and browning. There are also a lot of people who prefer a traditional oven because it cooks food faster and doesn’t require preheating. And let’s not forget about the turkey roaster which is a good option for those who have space limitations in their kitchen.

What is the best way to make a pesto sauce?

Pesto is an Italian sauce that traditionally consists of crushed garlic, pine nuts, and basil leaves.

There are many variations on pesto sauce and people often argue about which ingredients they should include. Some people say that pine nuts should be used while others say that basil leaves should be ground instead of just adding them as a whole leaf.

However, the best way to make pesto sauce is to only include the ingredients you love.

What are the benefits of oven roasting turkey?

Roasting is a cooking technique that has been around for centuries. Roast turkey takes on an enhanced flavor profile. The surface of the meat becomes dry and crisp, while the inside of the meat becomes juicy and moist. The turkey can also be stuffed with vegetables, herbs, or other seasonings to make it even more flavorful.

Some of the benefits of oven roasting are:

– Cooks evenly without drying out the meat

– Creates a crispy skin

– Adds moisture to the meat

– Creates intense flavor

Oven Roast Turkey with Pesto

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  • 4 turkey fillets
  • olive oil
  • green pesto
  • freshly ground black pepper


Step 1

Rub turkey fillets with oil. Arrange on a baking sheet.

Step 2

Spoon pesto over each turkey fillet. Season with freshly ground black pepper. Place the high grilling rack in the turbo oven.

Step 3

Place baking sheet on high rack. Cover turbo oven and cook at 392°F (200°C) for 20-25 minutes,until turkey is tender.

Step 4

Serve roast turkey with roast potatoes and vegetables.

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