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Roast Half Turkey

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This Roast Half Turkey recipe gives a uniquely different way to enjoy an excellent meal. An extraordinary way to showcase your favorite dish!
  Turkey half 7 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper 1
  Melted butter/Margarine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Turkey broth/Chicken broth 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dressing 6 Cup (96 tbs)

Rinse turkey in cold water; pat dry.
Rub all over with salt and pepper.
Skewer or stitch skin to cut edges to prevent shrinking from heat during roasting.
Secure leg to tail; fold wing to back.
Place skin side down on a rack in a shallow pan.
Brush with butter.
Roast in a slow oven 325 °F.
about 3 1/2 hours or until tender and meat in thickest part is soft; turn when two-thirds done.
Baste every 30 minutes with a mixture of butter and broth.
Meanwhile, prepare dressing; place in a casserole and bake with turkey for1 1/4 hours; cover if moist dressing is desired.
Stuffing may be arranged on a sheet of aluminum foil in the roasting pan with turkey atop it, skin side up.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 9620 Calories from Fat 6254

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 703 g1081.5%

Saturated Fat 168.1 g840.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3405.6 mg1135.2%

Sodium 3423.7 mg142.7%

Total Carbohydrates 151 g50.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.16 g0.65%

Sugars 120.4 g

Protein 656 g1312.8%

Vitamin A 50.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 59.5% Iron 276.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Roast Half Turkey Recipe