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Roasted Turkey with Grecian Rub

Prep Time
< 15 minutes
Total Time
3+ hours
Calories Per Serving
190

Ingredients

  • RUB
  • ¼ cup lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1½ tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • TURKEY
  • 1 (12- to 14-pound) BUTTERBALL(R) Fresh or Frozen Whole Turkey, thawed if frozen
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Combine lemon-pepper seasoning, oregano, salt and pepper in small bowl; mix well.
  2. Remove neck and giblets from body and neck cavities of turkey. Refrigerate for another use or discard. Pat turkey dry with paper towels. Turn wings back to hold neck skin in place. Return legs to tucked position, if untucked. Place turkey, breast side up, on flat rack in shallow roasting pan. Brush breast and legs lightly with oil. Apply prepared rub on turkey skin; refrigerate 2 to 4 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 325(o)F. Roast turkey 1½ hours. Then, cover breast and top of drumsticks loosely with foil to prevent overcooking.
  4. Continue roasting turkey 1½ to 2 hours* or until meat thermometer reaches 180(o)F when inserted into deepest part of thigh not touching bone. *Follow cooking times according to package directions; times vary with size of turkey.
  5. Transfer turkey to cutting board; loosely tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before carving.
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Ingredients

  • RUB
  • ¼ cup lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1½ tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • TURKEY
  • 1 (12- to 14-pound) BUTTERBALL(R) Fresh or Frozen Whole Turkey, thawed if frozen
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Nutritional Facts

People Served
12
Carbs Per Serving
0g
Cholesterol Per Serving
70mg
Dietary Fiber Per Serving
0g
Protein Per Serving
22g
Saturated Fat Per Serving
3g
Sodium Per Serving
800mg
Sugar Per Serving
0g
Total Fat Per Serving
11g
Trans Fat Per Serving
0g