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Apple & Thyme Turkey Breast

By December 4, 2016May 9th, 2023Recipes
apple and thyme turkey breast

Turkey is a great option, and the breast meat is low in fat, tender and delicious. This beautiful recipe for Apple and Thyme Turkey Breast is very moreish. A gorgeous stuffing filled with grated apple, thyme, sage, pecans and apricots.

Apple & Thyme Turkey Breast

apple for apple and thyme turkey breast


  • 3kg boneless turkey breast
  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 green apple, grated
  • ½ cup dried apricots, chopped
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ red onion, finely diced
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped sage
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Combine all filling ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  3. With the turkey skin-side down spread the stuffing evenly along the breast. Fold the breast in and tie at regular intervals with kitchen string.
  4. Place the turkey in a large baking dish and bake for 2-2 ½ hours or until cooked through.
*Main Photo used isn’t ours, but is from a very similar recipe!

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