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How to Inject Flavor into Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is one of the most beloved holidays of the year, and the centerpiece of the meal is often the turkey. While the traditional roasted turkey is delicious, it can be a bit bland. If you’re looking to inject some flavor into your Thanksgiving turkey this year, here’s a simple recipe that will take your bird to the next level.


-1 whole turkey
-1/2 cup olive oil
-1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
-2 tablespoons dried thyme
-2 tablespoons dried sage
-2 tablespoons dried rosemary
-2 tablespoons garlic powder
-2 tablespoons onion powder
-1 tablespoon paprika
-1 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon black pepper


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Rinse the turkey inside and out and pat dry with paper towels.

3. In a small bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, sage, rosemary, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and pepper.

4. Rub the mixture all over the turkey, inside and out, making sure to get into all the nooks and crannies.

5. Place the turkey in a roasting pan and bake in preheated oven for 2-3 hours, or until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 165 degrees F.

6. Remove the turkey from the oven, let it rest for 10 minutes, and then enjoy!

With this simple recipe, you can inject flavor into your Thanksgiving turkey and make it the star of the show. Serve it with your favorite sides and enjoy a delicious and flavorful holiday meal.
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