Apple Sage Roast Turkey

Recipe by submrnfamily
READY IN: 3hrs 20mins




  • In small saucepan over medium heat, stir 1/3 cup apple cider, jelly, and butter until the mixture is melted and smooth.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Rub the turkey inside and out with the 2 tablespoons apple cider and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Gently loosen the skin over the entire turkey breast by inserting fingertips between skin and flesh.
  • Slide as many sage leaves as you want under the skin and place the skin back in place.
  • Stuff the neck and body cavities of turkey loosely with apple wedges and some more sage leaves, making sure to reserve a few for garnish.
  • Close both cavities with skewers.
  • Truss the turkey and brush with cider mixture.
  • Roast according to weight.
  • Serve the turkey garnished with reserved sage leaves and additional apple slices.