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Tender Herb-Roasted Turkey

 Tender Herb-Roasted Turkey
Made with everyday ingredients, this moist and tender turkey tastes absolutely extraordinary! —Groucho_CT_, Tasteofhome.com Community
14 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 2 hours + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon dried sage leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 turkey (14 to 16 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 turkey-size oven roasting bag
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine the first five
  • ingredients. Pat turkey dry; brush with oil. Sprinkle herb mixture
  • over skin of turkey. Skewer turkey openings; tie drumsticks
  • together.
  • Place flour in oven bag and shake to coat. Place the bag in a
  • roasting pan; add celery and onion. Place turkey, breast side up,
  • over vegetables. Cut six 1/2-in. slits in top of bag; close bag with
  • tie provided.
  • Bake 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 180°.
  • Remove turkey to a serving platter and keep warm. Let stand 15
  • minutes before carving. If desired, thicken pan drippings for gravy.

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Tender Herb-Roasted Turkey (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Yield: 14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 8 ounces cooked meat equals 554 calories, 26 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 245 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 72 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer