Herb-Infused Roasted Turkey



Herb-Infused Roasted Turkey

Imagine a cozy holiday gathering with your loved ones, the delightful aroma of a perfectly roasted turkey wafting through the air. This Herb-Infused Roasted Turkey recipe is the centerpiece of your festive table, an embodiment of warmth and flavor. Herb-Infused Roasted Turkey

Ingredients

  • 1 whole turkey (12-14 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (165°C). Rinse the turkey inside and out; pat dry with paper towels.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the softened butter, minced garlic, rosemary, thyme, sage, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Gently loosen the skin from the turkey breast without removing it entirely. Spread the herb butter mixture evenly under the skin.
  4. Place the turkey on a roasting rack in a large roasting pan. Tuck the wings under and tie the legs together with kitchen twine.
  5. Roast the turkey in the preheated oven, basting every 30 minutes, until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C). This usually takes 3 to 4 hours for a 12-14 pound turkey.
  6. Let the turkey rest for about 20 minutes before carving. Enjoy!

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 8-10

This Herb-Infused Roasted Turkey is a culinary masterpiece. The combination of garlic, rosemary, thyme, and sage creates an aromatic symphony that infuses every bite with mouthwatering flavor. With a crispy, golden-brown skin and tender, juicy meat, this turkey is sure to be the star of your holiday feast.

Nutrition: Calories per serving – 350, Protein – 40g, Carbohydrates – 0g, Fat – 20g

Picture your family and friends gathered around the table, savoring the succulent slices of turkey. The herb-infused flavors make each bite an unforgettable experience. As you share stories and laughter, this Herb-Infused Roasted Turkey will be at the heart of cherished memories for years to come. Make this recipe a tradition, and you’ll create a holiday atmosphere that’s truly magical.

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