Mustard Crusted Turkey Breast Recipe | PBS Food

Mustard Crusted Turkey Breast


Prep time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Yield: Serves 6



  • 1 lb. (6 to 8 medium) carrots peeled and cut on the diagonal into 2-inch lengths
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 boneless turkey breast half (2 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons whole-grain mustard plus more for serving (optional)
  • 1 lb. broccoli cut into large florets, tough ends of stalks trimmed, peeled, and sliced 1/4 inch thick


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss carrots with 1 teaspoon oil; season with salt and pepper. Push carrots to edges of baking sheet; place turkey in center, skin side up. Coat top of turkey with mustard; season with salt and pepper. Roast until beginning to brown, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, toss broccoli with remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Season with salt and pepper; toss broccoli with carrots on baking sheet. Continue roasting, tossing vegetables once, until turkey is browned and an instant-read thermometer inserted in center registers 165 degrees, 30 to 40 minutes.
  3. Transfer turkey to a cutting board; tent loosely with aluminum foil, and let rest, 5 to 10 minutes. Slice turkey, and serve with vegetables, accompanied by mustard, if desired.
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