Christmas Turkey.

Christmas Turkey.


15 lb whole turkey

1 stick of butter

1 chopped parsley

2 lemons

1 olive oil

1 bacon

1 salt and pepper

2 garlic cloves

2 onion

1 bay leaf

how to cook:
1.  Add salt and pepper in the cavity. Cut onions in half and stuff in cavity with a whole lemon.

2. Now start making the butter. Put a stick of butter in a mixing bowl. Add chopped parsley, chopped garlic cloves, lemon zest, splash of olive oil and squeeze lemon juice. And mix.

3. Gently loose the skin without breaking and line the inside with bay leaves. Then rub butter mix on the skin and inside underneath the loose skin. Gently message the entire bird with butter.

4. Place the turkey in preheated oven at 350° for 3 hours while basting every 30 min.

5. 15 min before its done add bacon strips on top of the bird. This bacon will keep it moist and be used for gravy.

6. Remove the turkey and let it rest for about an hour before carving.

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