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Thyme Roasted Turkey

Rated as 3.33 out of 5 Stars

"Gather 'round the holiday table with a beautiful centerpiece this year--our moist, golden-brown Thyme Roasted Turkey. Keep the ingredients and prep simple with a 5-ingredient rub, featuring McCormick thyme, plus garlic powder, paprika and black pepper."
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4 h 10 m servings 691
Original recipe yields 14 servings


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  1. Place oven rack in lowest position. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Place roasting rack in shallow roasting pan. Mix garlic powder, paprika, thyme, pepper and salt in small bowl.
  2. Place turkey, breast-side up, in prepared pan. Brush turkey with oil. Sprinkle seasoning mixture evenly over turkey. Cover loosely with heavy duty foil.
  3. Roast 2 hours, adding an extra 15 minutes per pound for larger turkeys. Remove foil. Roast 1 hour longer or until internal temperature in thigh reaches 165 degrees F (175 degrees F in thigh), basting occasionally with pan juices. Remove turkey from oven. Let stand 20 minutes. Transfer to platter or carving board to slice. Reserve pan juices to make gravy or to serve with turkey.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 691 calories; 32.8 0.6 91.9 268 389 Full nutrition

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We made it yesterday, and we are using it again today for our second turkey. The one yesterday was for leftovers. The one we are making today is for Thanksgiving. I think this rub has a nice ...

Used this reciepe on a 13 pound turkey today, it turned out great. We perfer our bird cooked more, had to add 30 minutes at 400 degrees.