Cranberry Stuffed Turkey Breast

cranberry stuffed turkey breast
cranberry stuffed turkey breast

Cranberry Stuffed Turkey Breast

1429789174_Streamline-94-128By nicole26  , , ,     ,

October 13, 2015


Cranberry Stuffed Turkey Breasts are a great addition or substitute to your Thanksgiving meal. I made these years ago and people are always asking for me to make more. I really recommend this recipe!

  • Prep: 45 mins
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • 45 mins

    1 hr

    1 hr 45 mins


1 (12 ounce) package herb-seasoned bread stuffing mix

2 skinless boneless turkey breasts

1 cup chopped pecans

2 (8 ounce) packages dried, sweetened cranberries

2 tablespoons olive oil

6 lettuce leaves

1/2 cup pecan halves Add all ingredients to list



Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Prepare stuffing mix according to package directions. Set aside to cool.

With a sharp knife, butterfly breasts open to lay flat. Place each breast between two sheets of waxed paper, and flatten with a mallet. Spread the prepared stuffing to within 1/4 inch of the edge of each breast. Sprinkle each one with chopped pecans and dried cranberries, reserving some of the cranberries for garnish. Roll up tightly in a jellyroll style, starting with the long end. Tuck in ends, and tie in sections with string, about 4 sections around the middle and one running the length of the roll to secure the ends.

Heat olive oil in a large cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Carefully brown rolls on all sides.

Place skillet in oven, uncovered. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 1 hour, or until the internal temperature is at 170 degrees F (78 degrees C) when taken with a meat thermometer. Do not let these get overly dry.

Allow rolls to set for 15 minutes before removing string, and slicing into 1/2 to 3/4 inch circles. Leave one roll whole, and slice the other for presentation. Stuffing will be spiraled into meat. Present on your prettiest platter on a bed of curly lettuce, and garnish by sprinkling with the remaining 1/2 cup pecan halves and the reserved dried cranberries.

Ready in 2 hours


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