Herb Roasted Turkey

Number of Servings: 10 (197g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 5 hours
Herb Roasted Turkey

Turkey doesn’t need any help to be delicious, of course, but if you’re looking to kick your culinary game up a very simple notch this Thanksgiving, this is your recipe. The flavor of the oranges shines through with special brilliance, playing off the earthiness of the herbs and savory onions. A wine and paprika rub, with bright tanginess, ties the flavors together and helps impart that gorgeous color that just screams good turkey.

Ingredients

  • 12 lb. turkey, giblets removed
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 2 sprigs oregano
  • 2 sprigs sage
  • 3 sprigs fresh parsley
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. dry white wine
  • 2 Tbsp. paprika
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 oranges, unpeeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325ºF. With your fingers, lift up the skin covering the turkey breast. Slip the herbs underneath the skin.
  2. Stir together the oil, wine paprika, and pepper. Rub this mixture over the surface of the turkey.
  3. Place the oranges and onions inside the turkey.
  4. Place the turkey, breast side down, in a roasting pan. Pour the chicken broth into the bottom of the pan. Cover loosely with aluminum foil. Roast for 20 minutes per pound, basting periodically.
  5. Halfway through, turn the bird so it’s breast-side up. During last 45 minutes of roasting, remove cover. Continue to roast the breast temperature is 165ºF. Cover with foil and let stand for 20 minutes before carving.

Nutrition Facts

10 servings per container

Serving Size 197g

Amount per serving
Calories 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 135mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 7%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 0.3mcg 0%
Calcium 36.9mg 2%
Iron 1.5mg 10%
Potassium 395mg 8%
Vitamin A 58.4mcg 6%
Vitamin C 17.6mg 20%
Vitamin E 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin K 9.2mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 13.6mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.8mg 45%
Folate 22.2mcg 6%
Vitamin B12 1.4mcg 60%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 6.4mg 0%
Pantothenate 1.1mg 20%
Phosphorus 230.5mg 20%
Iodine 0.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 37.3mg 8%
Zinc 2.2mg 20%
Selenium 24.5mcg 45%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.1mg 4%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 1.1mcg 2%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Turkey, Orange, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Onion, Olive Oil, White Wine, Paprika, Parsley, Thyme, Sage (sage), Oregano.

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