The Only Turkey Recipe You Need This Thanksgiving

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A classic Thanksgiving meal is not complete without a delicious turkey on the table. If you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year and in need of a turkey recipe, look no further than this post. We’ve got a recipe from Alexandra Hedin, founder and CEO of Weeknight Society, a mobile grocery shopping, cooking and menu-planning application, that is sure to satisfy even the most sophisticated palate. It’s delicious, easy to make and the perfect addition to a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. Enjoy!

Rosemary Roasted Turkey Breast With Cranberry Couscous

Serves 4


  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
  • 4 pound bone-in turkey breast
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups couscous
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 450 F, soften butter and combine with rosemary, salt, pepper and Dijon mustard.
  2. Rub butter mixture over the turkey breast.
  3. Pop turkey into the oven and bake until thermometer reads 160 F. Let rest 10 minutes before cutting.
  4. Bring 2 cups chicken stock to a boil. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir couscous, cranberries and thyme into the couscous. Cover and let rest five minutes.
  6. When couscous has absorbed all of the liquid, fluff with a fork, and toss with olive oil and vinegar. Serve with sliced turkey.

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