Easy Turkey Skillet Dinner for Four
Easy Turkey Skillet Dinner for Four is the answer to your Thanksgiving prayers! It’s an amazing, delicious Thanksgiving dinner recipe that cooks in one pan!
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 2pounds bone-in turkey breast with skin1/2 of the breast
  • 1/4cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1Tbsp fresh thymechopped
  • 1-1/2Tbsp fresh rosemarychopped
  • 2cloves garlicminced
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 large sweet potatoes or white potatoespeeled and cut into cubes
  • 1cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1-1/2cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2Tbsps brown sugar
  • 2Tbsps balsamic vinegar
  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl mix 2 Tbsp olive oil, thyme, rosemary, lemon zest and garlic.
  3. Coat both sides of the turkey with the herb mixture and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium heat. Add 2 Tbsp olive oil. When the oil is hot, add the turkey breast skin side down. Cook for about 5 minutes, turn over and cook for 5 minutes longer. Remove the turkey from the skillet and set aside.
  5. Add the butter and potatoes to the skillet and cook for about 5 minutes, until they are slightly softened. Add the wine or chicken broth and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, mix the cranberries, lemon juice, brown sugar and balsamic sugar in a small bowl.
  7. Remove the skillet from the heat and nestle the turkey in the pan with the potatoes. Spoon the cranberries over the top.
  8. Place the skillet in the oven and roast for approximately 25-30 minutes, or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees F when inserted into the thickest part of the breast meat.
  9. Remove from the oven, cover and let sit about 10 minutes. Serve immediately!
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Easy Turkey Skillet Dinner for Four
Amount Per Serving
Calories 435 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 14g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g
Cholesterol 111mg 37%
Sodium 709mg 30%
Potassium 116mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 13g
Protein 41g 82%
Vitamin A 71%
Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 6%
Iron 19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.