Recipe: Herb Roasted Turkey

Ingredients :

  • 12 pound Turkey
  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons garlic (finely diced)
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary (chopped and fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon basil (chopped and fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • salt for seasoning

Instructions :

  1. Mix together the oil, garlic, and all spices.
  2. Prepare the turkey. Smother with spice mixture under the skin, using the extra on the outside.
  3. Place the turkey on roasting pan with rack. Pour water into pan covering bottom about a quarter inch. Roast depending on how much the turkey weights, about twenty mins per pound. Bake at 325 F (175 C). Temperature should be 180 F (82 C) with meat thermometer.

Number of servings (yield): 2

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: Middle Eastern

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