Herb Roasted Turkey

Number of Servings: 10 (361g)
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-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 361g

Amount per serving
Calories 575
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 6.5g 30%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 291mg 97%
Sodium 285mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 77g
Vitamin D 1.1mcg 6%
Calcium 66.6mg 6%
Iron 3.5mg 15%
Potassium 780mg 15%
Vitamin A 72.4mcg 8%
Vitamin C 23.2mg 25%
Vitamin E 1.3mg 6%
Vitamin K 9.8mcg 8%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.8mg 60%
Niacin 38.9mg 240%
Vitamin B6 1.7mg 100%
Folate 41.7mcg 10%
Vitamin B12 2.7mcg 110%
Biotin 1.2mcg 4%
Chloride 6.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 2.7mg 60%
Phosphorus 612.1mg 50%
Iodine 0.4mcg 0%
Magnesium 90mg 20%
Zinc 6.8mg 60%
Selenium 79.9mcg 150%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.1mg 4%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 10.2mcg 20%

* 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, Oranges, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken), Chicken Flavor, Natural Chicken Flavor (chicken Broth, Salt), Evaporated Cane Juice, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Onion Powder, Turmeric, Flavor), Onion, Olive Oil, White Wine, Paprika, Parsley, Oregano, Thyme, Sage.

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