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

  • 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

  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.

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About Herb Roasted Turkey

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



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