Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

Homestyle Turkey, the Michigander Way

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"A simple, down to basics recipe when it comes to the good old tom turkey."

Ingredients

5 h 10 m servings 545 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 545 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 27.9 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 68.1 g
  • 136%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 210 mg
  • 70%
  • Sodium:
  • 560 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Rinse and wash turkey. Discard the giblets, or add to pan if they are anyone's favorites.
  2. Place turkey in a Dutch oven or roasting pan. Separate the skin over the breast to make little pockets. Put 3 tablespoons of the butter on both sides between the skin and breast meat. This makes for very juicy breast meat.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the water with the bouillon. Sprinkle in the parsley and minced onion. Pour over the top of the turkey. Sprinkle seasoning salt over the turkey.
  4. Cover with foil, and bake in the preheated oven 3 1/2 to 4 hours, until the internal temperature of the turkey reaches 180 degrees F (80 degrees C). For the last 45 minutes or so, remove the foil so the turkey will brown nicely.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • If you make this in a slow cooker, using a slow cooker liner can make cleanup easier.
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This was the best turkey I have ever made or eaten. I could not believe how moist and tender the breast was! My thanksgiving was made perfect with this delicious bird. Everyone asked how I did i...

This is a wonderful recipe for beginners as well as the experienced cook. I put this bird in the oven, went to the movies, came back to a moist succulent turkey. It's that easy. I put butter un...

We had an early Thanksgiving feast this year with family and at the last minute, my sister, who was supposed to bring the turkey, went to the hospital and I told her not to worry about a thing. ...