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Herb Crusted Turkey Roast | One Dish Kitchen
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Herb Crusted Turkey Roast

Whether you're cooking for one this Thanksgiving or cooking for a small number, this flavorful Herb Crusted Turkey Roast For One needs to be on your menu.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Resting Time10 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Main Dish
Keyword: turkey
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 403kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 3 pound turkey roast , thawed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  • Heat oven to 325° F (165° C)
  • Remove roast from package; pat dry with paper towels. Leave string netting on roast.
  • In a small bowl, mix together the basil, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Stir in the olive oil and make a paste.
  • Rub spice mix over the entire roast and place on a roasting rack in a roasting pan.
  • Place slices of butter on top of roast.
  • Bake, uncovered for 1 3/4 to 2 hours, or until meat thermometer inserted in center of roast reaches 175 degrees F.
  • Cover roast with foil and let stand at least 10 minutes before removing string netting and carving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 403kcal | Protein: 52g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 611mg | Potassium: 541mg | Vitamin A: 310IU | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 2.3mg