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This delicious holiday turkey is rubbed with an oregano-coriander mixture and baked with garlic and lemon for moist, tender results.

Recipe by Health November 2004


Credit: Leigh Beisch

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20 mins
3 hrs
3 hrs 20 mins
12 servings (serving size: 6 ounces)


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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Remove and discard giblets and neck from turkey. Rinse turkey with cold water, and pat dry. Trim excess fat. Brush oil over turkey. Combine oregano, coriander, lemon rind, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Rub mixture over skin. Place garlic and lemon in cavity; tie ends of legs together with cord. Lift wing tips up and over back; tuck under turkey.

  • Place turkey, breast side up, on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 1 hour, and cover breast with foil. Bake an additional 2 hours or until a thermometer inserted in thigh registers 180°. Let stand 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

372 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 2g; poly fat 3g; protein 66g; carbohydrates 1g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 198mg; iron 5mg; sodium 307mg; calcium 63mg.