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Meal Type: Dinner
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     Serving Size: 14 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 14

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Golden Roast Turkey

Recipe Tags: Poultry Recipes

Date Added: March 03, 2014


16 Pounds Turkey slices
1 Cup Butter or Margarine, Melted
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
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1. Remove giblets and neck from turkey; wash, and set aside.

2. Wash turkey thoroughly inside and out. Pat dry with towels.

3. Remove any excess fat. Prepare your choice of dressing.

4. Preheat oven to 325F Spoon some of dressing into neck cavity of turkey.

5. Bring skin of neck over back; fasten with poultry pin.

6. Spoon remaining dressing into body cavity; do not pack.

7. Insert 4 or 5 poultry pins at regular intervals.

8. Lace cavity closed with twine, bootlace fashion and then tie.

9. Bend wing tips under body, or fasten to body with poultry pins.

10. Tie ends of legs together. Insert meat thermometer in inside of thigh at thickest part.

11. Place turkey on rack in shallow roasting pan.

12. Brush with some butter; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

13. Roast uncovered and brushing occasionally with remaining butter and pan drippings; about 4 hours, or until meat thermometer registers 185F Leg joint should move freely.

14. When turkey begins to turn golden, cover with a square of butter- soaked cheesecloth or a loose tent of foil, to prevent burning.

15. While turkey roasts, cook giblets and neck. Place turkey on heated serving platter.

16. Remove cheesecloth or foil, twine, and poultry pins.

17. Let stand 20 to 30 minutes before carving.

18. Make gravy. Serves 14 to 16. NOTE: Approximate baking time is 18 minutes per pound.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Butter, MSG, Poultry, Turkey allergies.
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