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Herb Butter Roasted Turkey

December 14, 2016
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Herb Butter Roasted Turkey
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Passive Time 30 minutes
Servings
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425° F. Remove giblets and neck, discard if desired. Wash turkey thoroughly inside and out, pat dry with paper towels.
  2. In a small bowl, mix butter, parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  3. Sprinkle ½ teaspoon kosher salt and ¼ teaspoon black pepper inside the turkey cavity. Place lemon, orange, and onion wedges inside the turkey cavity. Tie the legs closed with kitchen string.
  4. Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan. Season with remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Spread the herb butter all over the turkey.
  5. Roast for 2 ½ hours or until the temperature in the thigh reaches 165° F. Transfer turkey to a cutting board and rest 30 minutes before carving.
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