We love the holidays and there is nothing better than a Herb Roasted Turkey for Thanksgiving or Christmas! This simple recipe will take your Turkey and turn it into a juicy and flavorful centerpiece for your next Holiday get together.
5 Quarts Water
1 Cup Sugar
1 Whole Turkey (12-15 lbs)
½ Cup Unsalted Butter
1 Cup Gresham and Myers Italian Seasoning (reserve ¼ cup to mix with butter)
- In medium saucepan, heat 1 quart water to boiling. Remove from heat, stir in sugar and Italian Seasoning until sugar and salt in the rub have dissolved. Transfer to a large pot, add remaining water and cool completely.
- Lower turkey into the brine. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours. Drain turkey and pat dry with paper towels.
- Combine butter and reserved ¼ cup of Italian Seasoning. Rub butter mixture under skin of breasts and legs and on outside of skin.
- Roast turkey according to package directions.