Date posted: 23/09/2019

Turkey breast roasted with a lemon & basil dressing

  • Serves 10
  • Timing: 3 hrs
Votes: 1 Average: 5


Farmstead turkey breast butterfly skin on 1
Everyday Favourites Chinese pine kernels 100g
Chopped garlic in oil 10g
Maldon sea salt 3g
Pure olive oil 100ml
Fresh Basil 40g
Lemon zest 12g
Lemons 2


  1. Pre heat oven 180ºc. Place the turkey into a roasting tray and make the pesto.
  2. Toast the pine kernels in a hot pan.
  3. Place into a food blender and add the garlic , salt and half the fresh basil blitz until smooth then add the remainder of the basil and olive oil and finish with lemon zest.
  4. Continue to blend until smooth and mixed - place into bowl until required.
  5. Cut the Lemons in 1/4s and place into roasting tray.
  6. Drizzle with half the pesto and place the tray into the oven and cook the turkey for approx 2.5 hours until the juices run clear. Leave to rest for half hour.
  7. Finish with the remaining pesto and leave to rest - Keep basting the turkey with the pesto while resting.
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