An easy way to add flavor

Turkey Rub Recipe

  • 1 JENNIE-O® whole turkey, thawed, giblets and neck removed.
  • ⅓ cup fresh rosemary leaves.
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves.
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley.
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage leaves.
  • 1 cup butter peel of 1 lemon, cut into 6-8 pieces.
  • ⅓ cup thinly sliced garlic cloves.
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper.
  • 1 teaspoon salt Prepare turkey.

Step 1

In the work bowl of a food processor add, rosemary, thyme, parsley, sage, garlic, lemon peel, olive oil and salt and pepper.

Step 2

Process all ingredients until peel and garlic are finely chopped and all ingredients are well blended.

Step 3

Refrigerate until ready to use.

Step 4

Gently pull breast skin away from the breast meat creating a pocket.

Step 5

Spread the rub between turkey skin and breast meat before cooking.

Step 6

Wash hands and all items that come into contact with uncooked turkey.

Follow normal roasting instructions. See How to Cook a Turkey for directions.

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