Thanksgiving Turkey in Lemon and Wine Sauce

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Total Time
5hrs 20mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
5 hrs

Originally, this recipe was for turkey breasts, but I use it for roasting a whole bird. The combination of all of the fresh vegetables and the lemon juice (we have a lemon tree outside) makes this amazing every time

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Baste turkey in 1/2 of all of the ingredients, and cover the pan.
  2. Cook on high (250 C) for one hour.
  3. Remove the cover, and lower the temperature to 180°C Add the remaining sauce. Cook until done, basting occasionally.
  4. Use the formula below for an unstuffed turkey:.
  5. * 4-6 kilos - 2 3/4 - 3 hours.
  6. * 6-7 kilos - 3 - 3 3/4 hours.
  7. * 7-9 kilos - 3 3/4 - 4 1/4 hours.
  8. * 9-10 kilos - 4 1/4 - 4 1/2 hours.
  9. * 10-12 kilos - 4 1/2 - 5 hours.