VIDEORECIPE Easy homemade thanksgiving turkey recipe
This easy recipe teaches how to make the best homemade thanksgiving turkey. Don't miss it!
- 6 kg turkey
- 2 onion
- 1 lemon
- 1 head garlic
- 2 leaves bay
- black pepper
Lemon, parsley, and garlic butter
- 375 g unsalted butter
- Fresh parsley
- 3 cloves garlic
- Lemon zest
- lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
In a bowl add the butter, chopped parsley, chopped garlic, 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, and the juice and zest of 1 lemon. Mix well and set aside.
Season the turkey with salt and pepper, inside and outside. then, fill it with onions, lemon and bay leaves. Tie the legs together with food-grade string.
Peel the skin off the meat. Then put the reserved butter on the inside and outside of the skin.
Preheat the oven to 220 °C. At the moment of placing the turkey, lower the temperature to 180 °C. Bake for 2 and a half hours, basting the turkey every 30 minutes with the juices that drip into the tray.
After the first 30 minutes, place a few strips of smoked bacon on top of the turkey.
Remove from heat and remove the stuffing from inside the turkey.
Cut the turkey and serve with your favourite sauces or side dishes. Enjoy!