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Savory Roasted Turkey Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leslie Leach
Added: Friday, April 10, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 tbsp Italian Seasoning
2 tsp Seasoned Salt
1 tsp dry ground mustard
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 turkey (about 12 pounds) fresh or frozen, thawed
2 bay leaves
2 stalks celery
1 onion, quartered
1 small orange, quartered
1-2 tbsp olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325F. Combine first 5 ingredients; set aside. Wash turkey and remove giblets. Place turkey in shallow baking pan. Sprinkle 2 tsp of seasoning mixture inside the turkey. Stuff bay leaves, celery, onion & orange inside turkey. Rub oil and remaining seasoning mixture over entire surface of turkey. Loosely tent with foil. Bake 31/2 to 4 hours or until meat thermometer reads 180F in thigh. Baste several times with pan juices. Remove foil during the last 30 minutes of cooking.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12

 

 

 

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