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    Herbed Turkey

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    3 hrs 20 mins

    20 mins

    3 hrs

    Tish's Note:

    My version of thanksgiving or any time of year--I could eat turkey all year long.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8-10

    Yield:

    whole t ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      Mix together the garlic, rosemary, butter, salt and pepper.
    3. 3
      Pull apart from the meat, the skin to create a pocket.
    4. 4
      Push the herb mixture in between the skin and meat.
    5. 5
      Press down on the skin if necessary to distribute the mixture as evenly as possible.
    6. 6
      Spray the turkey with a non stick spray (I have been know to sprinkle the outside of the turkey with a few herbs I find in the cabinet as well).
    7. 7
      Cover turkey with foil and place in oven.
    8. 8
      Bake approx 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until meat thermometer reaches 185°F.
    9. 9
      Uncover and bake the turkey about 15 minutes or until the outside becomes a golden brown.
    10. 10
      Pull out of oven and let sit about 15 minutes before carving.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 26, 2001

      45

      This recipe made for a tastey bird. I ground up the melted butter and the herbs and injected it. It was good all the way thru. I also stuck some crushed garlic cloves under the skin, at the breast, hip, and legs. Thanks for the recipe.

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    • on January 16, 2009

      55

      Wow, what great flavor! I put mine on the grill and it was soooo good. Thanks for the great recipe!

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    • on January 22, 2008

      55

      I used this recipe for our Thanksgiving Turkey and was very happy with it. I used it again yesterday to cook a turkey for the freezer. Wonderful! Thanks Tish!

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    Nutritional Facts for Herbed Turkey

    Serving Size: 1 (339 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 718.2
     
    Calories from Fat 351
    48%
    Total Fat 39.0 g
    60%
    Saturated Fat 13.0 g
    65%
    Cholesterol 297.4 mg
    99%
    Sodium 320.8 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.7 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 84.9 g
    169%

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    fresh rosemary

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