Roasted Citrus & Herb Turkey

Thanksgiving has never been the same since I tried this recipe. I have made it for the past 3 years, and it never fails to impress both in presentation and taste. This is a true showstopper!—Nanc...

Directions Pat turkey dry. Combine butter and Italian seasoning. With fingers, carefully loosen skin from the turkey breast; rub half of the butter under skin. Rub remaining mixture over the...

  • Yield: 14-16 servings
  • Cooking time: 165 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 1 turkey (14 to 16 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 1 medium lemon, quartered
  • 1 medium orange, quartered
  • 3 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 3 sprigs fresh sage
  • 3 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Additional citrus fruits and herb sprigs, optional

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