Rosemary Lemon Roasted Turkey

You are five ingredients away from this delicious rosemary and lemon roasted turkey – an elegant family dinner.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 25 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

6
sprigs rosemary
3
lemons, cut into fourths
12- to 14-pound turkey
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
1
teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 Heat oven to 325°. Place rosemary and lemon fourths in cavity of turkey. Place turkey, breast side up, on rack in shallow roasting pan. Brush with oil. Sprinkle with garlic salt.
  • 2 Bake uncovered 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours or until thermometer reads 180° and juice of turkey is no longer pink when center of thigh is cut. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

Expert Tips

To thaw the turkey, place turkey in original wrap in a baking pan (to collect liquid) in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days.

For a pretty presentation, garnish with fresh rosemary and sage leaves. Add lemon halves and lemon wedges, red grapes and whole cranberries to the platter.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
385
(
Calories from Fat
205),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
140mg
140%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
44g
44%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
22%;
Exchanges:
6 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.