Peggy's Thanksgiving Turkey 2012
- butterball turkey
- olive oil, extra virgin
- rosemary sprigs
- italian seasoning
- thyme, dried
How to Make Peggy's Thanksgiving Turkey 2012
- 1Wash turkey in cold water, pat dry.
- 2Rub turkey down with extra virgin olive oil
- 3Sprinkle italian seasoning, thyme, salt, pepper all over turkey...inside cavity of turkey too!! Place sprigs of fresh rosemary inside. I also, put small sprigs at the wings and legs of the turkey. (I used 3/4 large sprigs of rosemary inside). Make sure you wash your rosemary first!
- 4Follow directions on package for baking. Start baking the turkey UNCOVERED at 425 to 450 for the first 20 minutes then turn temperature down to 325 to 350 for the remaining baking time. Cover loosely with foil for the last 1/3 of cooking time. Example if it takes 3 hours the cover after 2 hours baking time. I only basted my turkey once but you want to keep it moist...which the Butterball Turkey was good and moist. Enjoy!! Let sit 15 minutes before slicing.