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Keto Roasted Turkey

Keto Roasted Turkey

Keto roasted turkey is covered in an butter, garlic and herbs. Baked to a crispy golden brown. Keto roasted turkey is easy to make and can be the centerpiece of your table this holiday season! This Keto recipe will win hearts and stomachs on Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other holiday! 

Keyword Keto Roasted Turkey
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12-15 pound Turkey
  • 2 sticks softened butter can use as little as 8TBSP if you need to
  • 2 tsp dried sage
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 lemons-quartered
  • 1 large onion peeled and quartered
  • fresh herbs to stuff inside turkey (optional)
  • 2 cups turkey broth

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F

  2. Place turkey in a roasting rack, tuck the wings under the body and pat dry. Leave the turkey sitting out for 20 minutes while you complete the next steps. You want this to come to room temperature

  3. Mix butter, garlic, sage, rosemary, thyme, parsley and salt and pepper to taste together in a bowl. if you want a speedy option, mix together in a food processor to make it super simple

  4. Stuff the onion, lemon and fresh herbs (optional) inside the turkey cavity. 

  5. Rub the butter mixture under the skin of the turkey breast and all over the outside of the turkey skin. You can add additional salt and pepper here as well. 

  6. Place 1 cup of the chicken broth in the bottom of the roasting pan (reserve remaining if needed for additional basting). Place the roasting rack into the roasting pan

  7. Bake at 450 F for the first 45 minutes. Baste with the turkey broth and drippings from the bottom of the roasting pan. 

  8. Reduce heat to 350 F for approximately 3 more hours. Cooking time will vary based on the size of your turkey. Insert a thermometer into the thickest part of the turkey thigh and make sure it has reached 165 degrees F

  9. Baste the turkey with the broth and drippings from the bottom of the pan every 30 minutes. You can add in the reserved cup of turkey broth if needed. 

  10. Remove turkey from oven, tent with foil and rest for 20-30 minutes. 

  11. Slice and Serve!