Grilled Stuffed Turkey Breast With Goat Cheese, Bacon and Mushrooms

Grilled stuffed turkey recipe

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 2 hrs
Total: 2 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 12 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
586 Calories
23g Fat
21g Carbs
72g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Amount per serving
Calories 586
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 282mg 94%
Sodium 2575mg 112%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 72g
Calcium 129mg 10%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a nice change from the traditional roasted turkey. These delicious turkey breasts are stuffed full of mushrooms, goat cheese, bacon and more.


  • 1 (7 to 10-pound) boneless turkey breast
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • For the Stuffing:
  • 10 ounces frozen spinach, thawed
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 2 ounces shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 ounces sunflower seeds
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon
  • nutmeg

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients and preheat grill for high heat.

    Ingredients for grilled stuffed turkey recipe
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  2. Place a sheet of plastic wrap under and over the turkey, so that it's covered.

    Plastic over turkey breast
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  3. With heavy pan or kitchen mallet, flatten turkey breast evenly.

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  4. Squeeze excess fluid from thawed spinach.

    Squeeze excess fluid from spinach
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  5. Coarsely chop and add to mushrooms, sunflower seeds, goat cheese, pepper, nutmeg, and eggs.

    Coarsely chop spinach
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  6. Remove turkey from plastic wrap and season with minced garlic and black pepper. Fill breast with stuffing and fold making sure to keep intact. Use twine or toothpick to keep breast closed. Top with bacon slices.

    Wrap turkey in bacon
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  7. Place turkey breast on a roasting rack. Set over the burners that are not turned on. This will cook the turkey indirectly.

    Place turkey on roasting rack
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  8. Close lid and let cook until internal temperatures reach between 160 to 165 F/70 to 75 C, usually about 20 minutes per pound.

    Close lid and let cook
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  9. Remove turkey breast from the grill, cover, and let stand for 10 to 15 minutes. Discard bacon, twine, or toothpicks.

    Remove turkey breast from grill
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  10. Serve and enjoy!

    Serve grilled stuffed turkey breast
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