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Southwestern Turkey Breast & Green Chile Stuffing

Southwestern Turkey Breast and Green Chili Stuffing

The flavors of the Southwest come together to make this easy turkey roast filled with a yummy stuffing. It is really a one pot meal. Add a salad on the side and you will love it.

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  • 8 ServingsServings


For Turkey

  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 boneless skinless turkey breast (2 to 2½ pounds)

For Stuffing:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1 bag frozen corn, defrosted (10-ounce)
  • 2 can chopped green chilies, drained (4.5-ounce)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 8 cup cubed bread (day old or dried out overnight)
  • 1½ cup chicken stock
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Preheat oven to 400° F. In a small bowl, combine all spices for turkey rub and mix well. Place turkey breast on a greased baking sheet or roasting pan and rub all over with spice mix to coat well. Bake for about 1 hour or until internal temperature reaches 170° F. Let rest 10 minutes before slicing.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add onions and cook 5 minutes or until softened. Add corn, green chilies and cumin and sauté 3 minutes or until fragrant. Transfer to a large bowl and add bread cubes, stock, salt and pepper and mix to combine. Transfer to a greased baking dish. Bake with turkey breast for 1 hour.

Yield: 1 turkey breast & 8 cups stuffing