Herbed Rubbed Turkey Recipe

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Herbed Rubbed Turkey Recipe
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Herbed Rubbed Turkey Recipe

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MAKES:
12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 4 hours
MAKES:
12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 4 hours

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons rubbed sage
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 bay leaves, crumbled
  • 1 turkey (14 to 16 pounds)

Directions

In a small bowl, combine all seasonings; mix well. Rub half the seasoning mixture in the cavity of the turkey. Rub remaining mixture over the turkey skin. Tie the drumsticks together and place turkey in a roasting pan. Roast using your favorite cooking method until a meat thermometer reads 185°. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Rubbed Turkey in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p41

  • 2 tablespoons rubbed sage
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons pepper
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 bay leaves, crumbled
  • 1 turkey (14 to 16 pounds)
  1. In a small bowl, combine all seasonings; mix well. Rub half the seasoning mixture in the cavity of the turkey. Rub remaining mixture over the turkey skin. Tie the drumsticks together and place turkey in a roasting pan. Roast using your favorite cooking method until a meat thermometer reads 185°. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Rubbed Turkey in Taste of Home December/January 1997, p41

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sasamitch User ID: 4327567 38139
Reviewed May. 10, 2013

"My family loved this!"

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pattibourey User ID: 3847259 14580
Reviewed May. 31, 2012

"The seasonings give such a wonderful aroma while baking and a wonderful taste once on the dinner table."

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[email protected] User ID: 582743 14579
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2011

"I made half of the rub and roasted a chicken with it. It was nothing special, just ok."

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slding User ID: 657711 16533
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2010

"My husband loves the turkey skin and he really 'gobbled' this recipe!"

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kitchenette User ID: 5104797 39828
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2010

"I used this to season my Thanksgiving turkey, and it added a very good flavor to the turkey without being overpowering. I omitted the allspice and curry, and reduced the paprika to 1/2 tsp. and the mustard to 1/4 tsp. If I make this again, I'll use just 1 tsp. of salt rather than a Tbsp. The turkey tasted just right, but the pan drippings made the gravy very salty."

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jlc2 User ID: 4834253 40633
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2010

"This seasoning was spectacular. I froze the leftover turkey and used it in a soup. The flavor of the soup was wonderful. There was no need to use any additional spices in the soup."

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linda_ing User ID: 1152650 38138
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2010

"Duchess502, a turkey is usually roasted at 325 degrees. I think the recipe is saying to use a standard recipe for roasting a turkey {ie with more detailed instructions) but add the rub."

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Maxine Miller User ID: 2800706 41974
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2010

"I would avoid the curry and allspice. It' destroys the American taste of the turkey."

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barbara.kearney User ID: 822330 14576
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2009

"This is outstanding. I added a quartered apple and onion inside and cooked it in a baking bag. It was moist and the most tasty turkey I have cooked."

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Duchess502 User ID: 240021 41973
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2009

"What temperature is the oven set at?????"

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