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Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

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Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

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  • 1 whole turkey (I Used A 20 Pounder, Brined If Desired)
  • 1/2 cup butter (Softened)
  • 1 whole Orange
  • 2 whole rosemary sprigs (Fresh, Leaves Stripped And Minced)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
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    Calories560Calories from Fat280
    Total Fat31g48%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat280
    Total Carbohydrate2g1%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Roxanne Boren 2 years ago
    This Turkey was the moistest, most flavorful Turkey I think I’ve ever had in my life! It was so moist, I second guessed myself on whether or not it was even done! I’ll never use another Turkey recipe again!
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    tabitha coykendall 2 years ago
    Great! Brined it overnight
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    Wendy Gonell 2 years ago
    Delicious! Perfect and moist everyone loved it!
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    Vene 2 years ago
    It was so “ono!” Or delicious. Mahalo nui or Big Thank You 🙏🏽 for sharing your recipe. Added a little garlic, onions, carrots, celeries, orange, and lemon slices stuffed inside. Mixed the soft butter with poultry herbs along with salt, pepper, and orange & lemon shavings. “Da Buggah wuz a WIN-NAH!!” 🤙🏽 cheh cheng 💰 BOOM 💥 KANANI !!! 😎
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    Samantha 2 years ago
    my first time makimg tnis do i need to peel the whole orange than put it in the turkey?
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    Pete 2 years ago
    As easy as you said and I loved the citrus note from the orange. Almost as pretty as yours.
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    Just Me 2 years ago
    I made this last year and it was as a hit. So, I am making it again this year!
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    Kelley 2 years ago
    It was fantastic every one loved it. It was perfectly browned on top and juicy inside
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    Ava Hernandez 2 years ago
    It turned out so delicious thank you so much!!!
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    Henderson 2 years ago
    Made it for Thanksgiving- very moist, tender and delicious. Orange flavour was strong but delightful. Will make again!
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    Desmond W. 3 years ago
    very good! added some more seasonings and melted butter was very tasty
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    Rodina Bryant 3 years ago
    Very flavorful and yummy I will definitely make again. I prepared mine and placed it in a Reynolds oven bag, came out perfect
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    Danika D. 3 years ago
    it was.juat as good this year as it was the last year we made it. would t change a thing.
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    Steinbach 3 years ago
    Delicious and moist. It was very simple to cook.
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    Junko 3 years ago
    PERFECT! Recipe was easy to follow and the instructions were impeccable.
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    Ana 3 years ago
    It was a Hit at the friendsgiving dinner. Everyone complemented how juicy and tasty the Turkey was. I was very please with the outcome 😊
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    Mark 3 years ago
    Best.Turkey.Ever! We had a 12 lb turkey and it turned out perfect, juicy, tasty, crispy brown goodness!
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    Maggie Lozano 4 years ago
    So easy and very helpful.
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    S V. 4 years ago
    Great, simple way to add flavor
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    Schlapman 5 years ago
    Deliciously cooked! I used a bird bag in the oven and the turkey came out juicy. Definite, simple Yum!
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    Ghanadha 5 years ago
    This recipe was great! I just kept my turkey little more in oven to have crispy outer layer and it was awesome!