Roast Turkey with Sage Garlic Butter

  • Stephcook Posted: 11/25/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Even though I skipped the brining step, the turkey was tender and flavorful and the gravy was outstanding. It was easy to prepare with few ingredients. I had extra butter that I wasn't able to fit under the skin so I used the extra to cook vegetables for stuffing (Classic Herb Bread Dressing from this site.) Huge hit with the family for Thanksgiving. I plan to make this again next year. Great recipe!

  • joyceknowlton Posted: 11/16/10
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    Moist and full of flavor. Best turkey recipe I have used for Thanksgiving (so far). Going to use it again this Thanksgiving!

  • Chrissy1218 Posted: 11/25/11
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    This was my first time cooking a turkey and I'm so glad that I came across this recipe. The turkey came out perfect and juicy! I didn't brine it because I bought a frozen turkey. With the garlic sage butter I rubbed it under the skin, inside the bird, and even on the skin and then I added olive oil onto the skin followed by kosher salt and pepper and it was delicious. Oh and the gravy was amazing too! I'll definitely be using this recipe again!

  • Prairie04 Posted: 01/01/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    The best turkey I ever made. Ended up having to make much more brine to cover the entire turkey. Also added a bunch of spices to the brine. Not sure if it made a difference, but the turkey was incredibly tender.

  • MarcyB Posted: 12/01/13
    Worthy of a Special Occasion

    We made this turkey for Thanksgiving and received rave reviews. It was outstanding - the best we ever had. This recipe is definitely a keeper!

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