Ultimate Stuffed Roasted Turkey

Ingredients

12 pounds whole Turkey
Juice of one lemon stuff the left over lemon wedges in
2 tablespoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 cup olive oil
Stuffing:
2 tablespoons honey

Preparation

1
Preheat oven 375 degrees:
2
Clean turkey with salt.
3
Pat dry the turkey and rub the turkey down with a lemon wedge.
4
Separate the turkey skin gently from turkey so that you can push the stuffing under the skin all around the turkey.
5
Combine all of the ingredients of the turkey rub in a small dish with the olive oil and set aside.
6
Combine all of the ingredients of the stuffing in a food processor. Gently stuff this mixture under the skin of the turkey all around the turkey.
7
Rub the olive oil mixture all over the turkey skin.
8
Place turkey into the baking pan on about four stalks of celery for a turkey rack.
9
Make a tent for the turkey using tin foil (do not press it down on the turkey) place it over the turkey and bake for about 1 ½ hour under the tent.
10
Lower the oven heat to 300 degrees to complete the baking.
11
Gently poke the turkey in the thigh to see if the juices run clear.

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This turkey will be very moist and delicious with a slight hint of heat from the Jalapeño!

Enjoy!

Yield:

8

Added:

Sunday, December 27, 2009 - 10:04am

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