Apple & Herb Roasted Turkey
|Minced fresh sage||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Minced fresh rosemary||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Apple||1 Medium, quartered|
|Onion||1 Medium, halved|
|Celery rib||1 , halved|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted|
|Apple jelly||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warmed|
Combine the sage and rosemary.
With fingers, carefully loosen the skin from the turkey breast; rub herbs under the skin.
Secure the skin to underside of turkey breast with toothpicks.
Place breast side up on a rack in a roasting pan.
Stuff the turkey with the apple, onion and celery.
Brush with the butter.
Bake, uncovered, at 3250 for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 1800, basting occasionally with the pan drippings.
Brush with apple jelly.
Cover and let stand for 15 minutes before removing the toothpicks and carving.