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Classic Roast Turkey
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Roast turkey seasoned and cooked to perfection.

Rating:
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 24 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350.1
Total Carbs 0.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Total Fat 11.0 g
Saturated Fat 3.1 g
Unsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Potassium 12048.7 mg
Protein 57.6 g
Sodium 219.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 6 1/2 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

12 lb  whole turkey, raw
0.3333 cup  Mustard, spicy brown
0 1/4 cup  fresh sage
0 1/2 tsp  black pepper
2 each  medium garlic cloves
2 cup  fat free reduced sodium chicken broth
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Take out and throw away neck and giblets from turkey. Wash and dry turkey and cut off any extra fat. Beginning at the neck cavity, release skin from breast and drumsticks by inserting fingers and gently separating skin and against the meat. Mix mustard, sage, black pepper, and garlic and massage between skin and meat. Tuck wings under turkey.
  3. Lay turkey, breast side up in a roasting pan. Drizzle broth overtop of turkey. Move turkey to the 450 degree F oven and instantly lower temperature to 325 degrees F. Bake turkey 2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads at least 180 degrees F. Brush turkey often with pan drippings. Let turkey rest 25 minutes and take off skin before serving.

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