Sweet Maple Roasted Turkey Breast

Turkey breast can be a blank canvas for a wide variety of flavors. By marinating the breast, pouring sweet maple syrup over the top, and basting throughout the cooking process, you can create a sweet and succulent version of your favorite healthy meat in no time!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 6 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 8


  • 1 turkey breast (5 lbs.)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. sea salt


  • Place turkey breast in a large resealable plastic bag, pour the olive oil and 1⁄2 cup of the maple syrup in the bag, toss to coat, and refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F, and prepare a roasting pan with olive oil spray. Set the marinated turkey breast in the roasting pan.
  • Coat the turkey breast with the remaining maple syrup and sprinkle with the sea salt.
  • Cook the turkey breast for 2 hours, or until internal temperature reads 165 to 170°F.