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Spice Rub Thanksgiving Turkey With Pineapple And Mustard Glaze

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The Spice Rub Turkey is a thanksgiving delight with a difference. Thanksgiving is a time to entertain and bond with family and friends. Make it a truly special occasion with this spice rub turkey recipe.
  Turkey 10 Pound (Giblets Removed)
  Fresh parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemons 2
  Fresh sage 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Celery 1 Bunch (100 gm), cut into 4-inch sticks
  Onions 2 , quartered
  Carrots 2 , cut into 4-inch sticks
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Spice rub 2 Tablespoon
  Pineapple and mustard glaze 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1) Preheat the oven to 425°F.
2) Wash the turkey under cold running water and pat dry with a kitchen towel.

3) Insert the parsley, lemons and sage into the cavity of the turkey.
4) Spread the celery, onions and carrots on a sheet pan and drizzle it with olive oil.
5) Place the turkey on the vegetables and gently rub it with the spice rub.
6) Drizzle the turkey with olive oil and season generously with salt.

7) Roast the turkey in the preheated oven at for about 2 hours, brushing the turkey with the pineapple glaze every 20 to 30 minutes.
8) Continue to roast until an instant read thermometer registers 160 to 165˚F in the deepest part of the white meat of the turkey.
9) Remove turkey from the oven and set aside to rest for 15 to 20 minutes before carving.

10) Carve the turkey and serve with pineapple and mustard glaze and roasted vegetables.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
150 Minutes
This Spice rub Thanksgiving turkey with pineapple and mustard glaze recipe really spiced things up last year and my entire family was amazed at how a little spice rub can elevate the flavors of a simple meat. So go ahead and cook it, to have a nice relaxing dinner and take your family's minds off everything and just enjoy good food laughter and the love of family; after all it doesn't have to be Thanksgiving to share love and joy.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 479 Calories from Fat 248

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g42.6%

Saturated Fat 6.3 g31.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 163.3 mg54.4%

Sodium 217.8 mg9.1%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.81 g3.2%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 47 g93.6%

Vitamin A 24.1% Vitamin C 13.5%

Calcium 4.7% Iron 17.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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