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    Savory Roasted Turkey Savory Roasted Turkey

    The flavors of bay leaves, onion and oranges permeate the turkey to make it incredibly moist and flavorful.

    Prep: 20 min - Cook: 3 1/2 hours

    1 tablespoon McCormick® Italian Seasoning
    2 teaspoons McCormick® Season-All® Seasoned Salt
    1 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Mustard
    1 teaspoon McCormick® Garlic Powder
    1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Black Pepper
    1 (about 12 pounds) turkey, fresh or frozen, thawed
    2 McCormick® Bay Leaves
    2 stalks celery
    1 onion, quartered
    1 small orange, quartered
    1 tablespoon olive oil

    1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine first 5 ingredients; set aside. Wash turkey and remove neck and giblets. Place turkey breast side up on a rack in shallow roasting pan. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of seasoning mixture inside the turkey. Stuff bay leaves, celery stalks, onion and orange inside turkey. Brush oil over entire surface of turkey, and spread remaining seasoning mixture over surface. Place in oven.

    2. Roast about 3 1/2 hours. Baste turkey several times with pan juices. After 2 hours, loosely tent with. Remove foil during the last 30 minutes of cooking. Turkey is done when internal temperature reaches 180°F in thigh and 170°F in the breast when tested with a meat thermometer.

    3. Remove turkey from oven. Let stand 15 minutes. Transfer to platter or carving board.

    Makes 12 servings

    This recipe created by McCormick, Inc.

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