Prosciutto-Wrapped Stuffed Turkey Breast with Dairy-Free Turkey Gravy


When you’re hosting a more intimate holiday gathering, you can get a little fancier with the main dish. This dairy-free stuffed turkey breast is filled with olives, fragrant herbs, and garlic and wrapped in prosciutto for a tender, flavorful dish. It’s also served with a simple dairy-free turkey gravy that can be made gluten-free and allergy-friendly.

Dairy-Free Stuffed Turkey Breast Recipe Wrapped in Prosciutto and Served with Turkey Gravy (gluten-free and paleo optional)This dairy-free stuffed turkey breast recipe with photo was shared with us by

Special Diet Notes: Stuffed Turkey Breast Wrapped in Prosciutto

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, optionally gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, and optionally paleo-friendly.

Dairy-Free Stuffed Turkey Breast Wrapped in Prosciutto
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Please note that the Prep time is hands on time only. Plan a day ahead to brine the turkey breast.
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 to 8 servings
Stuffed Turkey Breast
  • 2 quarts water, plus additional as needed
  • 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • ¼ cup salt, plus additional for inside the turkey
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3½ to 4 pounds turkey breast
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • ½ cup + ¼ cup sliced green olives, divided
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 to 5 slices prosciutto
Dairy-Free Turkey Gravy
  • 2 tablespoons dairy-free buttery spread
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour (can sub gluten-free all-purpose flour)
  • 1 cup chicken broth, plus additional as needed
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Orange slices, for garnish
Stuffed Turkey Breast
  1. In large, non-reactive bowl, whisk together the water, peppercorns, ¼ cup salt, and bay leaves. Place the turkey breast in the brine and cover with additional water, if needed.
  2. Cover the bowl and refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  3. When ready to cook preheat your oven to 375°F.
  4. Remove the turkey breast from the brine, rinse, pat dry, and set on a large cutting board. Slice lengthwise into the thickest portion of turkey, but do not cut all the way through.
  5. Brush the inside of the turkey breast with 1 tablespoon olive oil, and lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with the rosemary, parsley, and orange zest. Spread the ½ cup olives, cranberries, and minced garlic over the bottom half of the turkey breast then fold the top over the bottom.
  6. Brush the outside of the turkey breast with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Place the prosciutto slices over top of turkey breast. Using three pieces of kitchen twine, tie the turkey breast on each end and in middle.
  7. Place the turkey in a roasting pan or jelly roll pan and roast for 15 minutes. Turn the heat down to 350°F and roast for 35 to 45 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 155°F.
  8. Tent foil over the turkey and let it rest for about 15 minutes.
  9. Once the turkey is cool enough to handle, remove the kitchen twine and slice. Arrange the slices on platter.
Dairy-Free Turkey Gravy
  1. While the turkey rests, pour the turkey juices from the roasting pan into a saucepan over medium heat. Add the buttery spread.
  2. Once the spread is melted, sprinkle in the flour and whisk until smooth. Continue whisking as you add 1 cup chicken broth. If it becomes too thick, continue adding chicken broth, as needed. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, whisking constantly.
  3. Taste, and season to taste with salt and black pepper, if needed.
  4. Remove the gravy from the heat and drizzle it over the sliced turkey breast. Garnish with the remaining ¼ cup green olives and orange slices. Serve warm.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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