Thanksgiving Roast Turkey

Herb Roasted Turkey

Herb Roasted TurkeyHerb Roasted Turkey Ingredients:

1 (12 pound) whole turkey
3/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons dried basil
1 teaspoon ground sage
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups water

Herb Roasted Turkey Instructions:

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Clean turkey (discard giblets and organs), and place in a roasting pan with a lid.

In a small bowl, combine olive oil, garlic powder, dried basil, ground sage, salt, and black pepper. Using a basting brush, apply the mixture to the outside of the uncooked turkey.

Pour water into the bottom of the roasting pan, and cover.

Bake for 3 to 3 1/2 hours, or until the internal temperature of the thickest part of the thigh measures 180 degrees F (82 degrees C).

Remove bird from oven, and allow to stand for about 30 minutes before carving.

Enjoy your Herb Roasted Turkey at Thanksgiving or Christmas.


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