Herb Roasted Turkey

180 mins (prep 30, cooking 180)
9 ingredients
12 servings
This way of roasting a turkey produces all the good looks and moist flavor of a near perfect Thanksgiving Turkey. Show is off at the table before carving. Fresh herbs and aromatics inside the bird create a wonderful combination of slow roasted flavor.

Categories:  trans--fat-free , poultry , christmas , holidays , turkey , thanksgiving , low-carb ,
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  • 10 pound turkey up to 12 pounds
  • 1/4 cup mixed herbs fresh, minced plus 25 whole sprigs, eg. thyme, rosemary, sage, oregano etc.*
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 medium cooking onion cut into 2 inch pieces*
  • 1 each lemon cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 each apple cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 3 cups water plus more as needed
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground


Serving Size (446.64 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 462.69 Calories from Fat 91.17
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.13g 187.08%
Saturated Fat 1.92g 115.34%
Trans Fat 0.04g %
Cholesterol 253.26mg 1013.04%
Sodium 869.81mg 434.9%
Total Carbohydrate 3.05g 12.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.64 g 30.54%
Sugars 0.69 g %
Protein 86.16g 2067.73%
Vitamin A 254.45IU% Vitamin C 0.29mg%
Calcium 45.29mg% Iron 3.48mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
up, fresh, plus, ground