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Herb and Garlic Roasted Turkey
Herb and Garlic Roasted Turkey

Category: Holiday Dish | Serves: 10

(97 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 246
Protein: 41 g
Carbs: 0 g
Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 95 mg
Fiber: 0 g

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Herb and garlic rub adds a burst of flavor to your holiday turkey!
Herb & Garlic Rub:
2 tsp dried sage
1 tbsp dried thyme
4 garlic cloves, minced

1 whole turkey (about 15 pounds), thawed
1 tbsp olive oil
½ cup low-sodium chicken broth

Use your favorite gravy recipe! Use a gravy separator to remove excess fat.
Use your favorite cranberry sauce recipe!

Nutrition Analysis includes white and dark meat.
1 Preheat oven to 325
2 In a small bowl, combine the sage, thyme and garlic to make the rub. Mix well and set aside.
3 Remove the neck and giblets from the turkey and discard. Rinse the turkey inside and out with cool water. Pat dry with paper towels.
4 Starting at the neck area, insert fingers or a spoon between the layer of skin and meat to gently loosen the skin. Place the turkey breast-side up on a rack in a roasting pan. Add about 1 tablespoon of the herb mixture under the skin of each breast. Rub t
5 Loosely tie the legs together. Place into the middle of the oven.
6 After about 1 1/2 hours, cover the turkey with a tent of foil to prevent overcooking. Check the doneness after the bird has roasted about 3 to 3 1/2 hours. The turkey is done when the thigh is pierced deeply and juices run clear (180 to 185 F) or when the
7 Remove the turkey from the oven. Let it stand about 20 minutes to allow juices to settle in the meat. Deglaze the pan by adding 1/2 cup broth. Stir to scrape up the browned bits. Pour pan drippings into a gravy separator. Reserve defatted pan drippings fo
8 1 serving = 5 ounces dark and light meat.

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