Roast Turkey with Blueberry Balsamic Glaze

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Prep Time30 min

Blueberries, balsamic and figs bring exciting flavors to this unique turkey stuffing recipe. The sweet and savory flavor combination of berries, rosemary, mustard and maple make this roasted turkey recipe special for those annual holiday feasts.

Roast Turkey with Blueberry Balsamic Glaze



  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 rosemary sprigs
  • 1 bone-in turkey breast with skin on (2-­3 pounds)
  • Salt & pepper
  • Glaze:

  • 2 cups frozen California Giant blueberries (divided)
  • ½ cup dried figs, sliced, or if small, halved
  • ½ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1½ tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper


      • Preheat oven to 450°F. In a large heavy oven safe bottom skillet over medium heat, add olive oil, onion and rosemary sprigs.
      • Rub turkey on all sides with oil (or butter) and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
      • Place turkey in pan, on top of onion mixture; transfer pan to the oven.
      • Turn temperature down to 400°F, and bake for 40 minutes.
      • Place ½ cup of the blueberries, figs and the balsamic vinegar in small sauce pan. Bring to a simmer, then turn heat to low, stirring occasionally until reduced by half.
      • Stir in maple syrup, whole grain mustard and a pinch of salt and pepper.
      • After the turkey has cooked for 40 minutes, brush with the glaze, pour the rest over the top. Give the pan a shake.
      • Surround the turkey with the remaining blueberries, lower oven temperature to 350 F and continue roasting in the oven, 20 or more minutes or until turkey reaches 160°F.
Roast Turkey with Blueberry Balsamic Glaze

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