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Recipe by MyRecipes November 2007

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
4 hrs
rest:
30 mins
total:
4 hrs 50 mins
Yield:
10 Servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Set a rack in lower third of oven; preheat oven to 325°F. Combine oil, butter, garlic, chopped herbs and 1 tsp. each salt and pepper.

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  • Remove neck and giblets; discard. Rinse turkey; pat dry. Rub oil-herb mixture over turkey and under skin. Sprinkle salt and pepper inside bird; then stuff it with lemon, onion and herb sprigs. Tuck wings under; tie legs with kitchen twine.

  • Place turkey, breast side up, on rack in roasting pan. Cover loosely with foil. Roast for 3 hours. Remove foil; roast for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, basting every 15 minutes, until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh reaches 175°F.

  • Place turkey on a cutting board. Tent with foil; let rest for 30 minutes before carving.

Nutrition Facts

740 calories; fat 25g; saturated fat 10g; protein 120g; carbohydrates 1g; fiber 0g; cholesterol 417mg; sodium 801mg.
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