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Roasted Wild Turkey
Avid turkey hunters enjoy preparing and eating their wild turkey harvest. This recipe for Roasted Wild Turkey is easy to cook and delicious.
Stuff the turkey with apples and follow the recipe to top it with with delicious sauces, no basting is required and the turkey cooks up nice and moist.
DirectionsPreheat oven to 325°. Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan; place apples in turkey cavity. Place potatoes, carrots and onions around turkey. Pour water over vegetables. Combine seasoned salt, salt and pepper; rub over turkey. Combine remaining ingredients; spoon over the turkey. Cover and bake until a thermometer reads 170°, 3-1/2 hours, basting occasionally if desired. Turkey may be uncovered for the last 30 minutes for additional browning if desired.
6 ounce-weight: 615 calories, 23g fat (6g saturated fat), 204mg cholesterol, 766mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 4g fiber), 63g protein.
Ingredients8 fresh sage leaves plus 4 fresh sage sprigs, divided 6 fresh thyme sprigs, divided 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 turkey (14 to 16 pounds) 4 medium onions 5 celery ribs 5 medium carrots 3 medium parsnips