Orange Glazed Turkey

Recipe by Audrey M
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READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
SERVES: 18
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl, mix the salt, pepper, savory and sage.
  • Rub 1 Tablespoon of seasoning in the turkey cavity.
  • Place the pears, onion and celery also in the cavity.
  • Tie the drumsticks together.
  • Place turkey on a rack with breast side up in a roasting pan.
  • Combine butter and remaining seasoning mixture; brush over turkey.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees for 3 1/4 to 3 1/2 hours.
  • Make sure you check the instructions for cooking time on your turkey label.
  • While turkey is cooking, combine orange marmalade, orange juice and honey in saucepan.
  • Bring mixture to boil.
  • Reduce the heat until sauce thickens.
  • Set aside and keep warm.
  • When turkey begins to brown, cover lightly with a tent of foil.
  • Bake 1 hour longer or until meat thermometer reads 180 degrees, brushing occasionally with orange glaze.
  • Cover and let stand for 15 minutes before carving.
  • Thicken pan juices for gravy with water and cornstarch, if desired.
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