Herb Roasted Turkey

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Sara Andrea

By
@Sara_Andrea

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

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Serves:
12
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Herb Roasted Turkey

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 2Mix sage, paprika, seasoned salt, garlic powder, pepper, and nutmeg in a small bowl.
  • 3Sprinkle 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.
  • 4Roast 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.
  • 5Remove turkey from oven. Let stand 1 hour prior to carving. Reserve pan juices to make gravy.

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About Herb Roasted Turkey

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




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