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Lemon Sage Turkey

FITness: 282 calories, 5g carbs, 24g fat, 11g protein

What You’ll Need:

  • 3 Tbsp. grated lemon rind

  • 1/4 c. fresh lemon juice

  • 3 Tbsp. ground thyme

  • 2 Tbsp. ground sage

  • 1 Tbsp. black pepper

  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 1 (12 lb) turkey (average, skin on, raw)

  • 4 c. chicken broth, low sodium

  • String beans

How To:

  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Whisk together lemon rind and juice, thyme, sage, pepper, and salt.

  • Take out giblets and neck from turkey. Massage lemon mixture under the skin of the turkey all over.

  • Add 1 can of broth to bottom of roasting pan. Arrange turkey, breast side up, on cooking spray coated rack. Bake for 1 1/2 hours.

  • Add another can of broth into the pan and cook another 1 1/2 hours (meat thermometer should read 180°). Take turkey out of oven. Cover in foil and rest 15-20 minutes.

  • Remove skin and serve.

  • Meanwhile, prepare string beans and serve with minced garlic mixed in.

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