Herb Roasted Turkey

Sara Andrea

By
@Sara_Andrea

This recipe makes a beautiful and tasty centerpiece for your holiday table.


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Rating:

Serves:

12

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
whole turkey
2 Tbsp
sage rub
1 Tbsp
paprika
1 Tbsp
seasoned salt
2 tsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
pepper
3/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
1
onion, cut into wedges
1
lemon, quartered
1
orange, quartered
6
bay leaves
1 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2
Mix sage, paprika, seasoned salt, garlic powder, pepper, and nutmeg in a small bowl.
3
Sprinkle 1/2 seasoning mixture inside turkey along with bayleaves, onion, lemon, and orange wedges. Brush turkey with oil. Rub rest of seasoning over entire surface and under breast skin of turkey. Add 1/2 cup water to pan. Cover turkey loosely with heavy duty foil.
4
Roast 1 hour, remove foil. Roast rest of time, time depending on size of bird, until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Baste occasionally with pan juices.
5
Remove turkey from oven. Let stand 1 hour prior to carving. Reserve pan juices to make gravy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American