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Roasted Turkey With Sage

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Ingredients
  Turkey 8 Pound
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Rosemary leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground sage 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Preheat the oven to 350°Fahrenheit.
2 Remove excess fat from the turkey.
3 Using paper towels, dry the turkey inside out.
4 Sprinkle the cavity with lemon juice and rub over the skin.
5 Sprinkle the cavity with seasoning.
6 Using a skewer, close the neck cavity and truss turkey.
7 Prepare a cooking rack by spraying with a nonstick cooking spray, Set in a shallow roasting pan.
8 On the rack, place the turkey breast-side up.
9 If meat thermometer is to be used, insert into the center of thigh, close to body,carefully so the thermometer does not touch the bone.
10 With a loose tent of foil, cover turkey and roast for 2 hours.
11 Continue to roast for another 30 minutes, uncovered basting ocassionally.
12 Let stand for 15 minutes before carving.
13 Discard the skin and carve.

SERVING
14 Serve 3 ounces sliced turkey per portion.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Servings: 
20

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