Lemon-Herb Roasted Turkey Recipe

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Lemon-Herb Roasted Turkey
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  1. In a small bowl, combine the butter, lemon juice, lemon peel and minced thyme. Pat turkey dry. Sprinkle salt and pepper over skin of turkey and inside cavity; brush with butter mixture. Place the lemon, onion, garlic and thyme sprigs inside cavity. Skewer turkey openings; tie drumsticks together.
  2. Place flour in oven bag and shake to coat. Place the bag in a roasting pan; add turkey, breast side up. Cut six 1/2-in. slits in top of bag; close bag with tie provided.
  3. Bake at 350° for 2-1/4 to 2-3/4 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 180°. Remove turkey to a serving platter and keep warm. Let stand for 15 minutes before carving. If desired, thicken pan drippings for gravy. Yield: 14-16 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 804.53 Kcal (3368 kJ)
Calories from fat 339.77 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37.75g 58%
Cholesterol 391.61mg 131%
Sodium 936.49mg 39%
Potassium 1207.85mg 26%
Total Carbs 3.23g 1%
Sugars 0.68g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.49g 2%
Protein 114.89g 230%
Vitamin C 5.6mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 5.4mg 30%
Calcium 69.9mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 146.38 Kcal (613 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.87g 58%
Cholesterol 71.25mg 131%
Sodium 170.39mg 39%
Potassium 219.77mg 26%
Total Carbs 0.59g 1%
Sugars 0.12g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.09g 2%
Protein 20.9g 230%
Vitamin C 1mg 9%
Iron 1mg 30%
Calcium 12.7mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 19.1
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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