Main Dishes

Thanksgiving Turkey

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Well here is my favorite turkey recipe for Thanksgiving enjoy! ? (Pic of last years bird with all the trimmings! )

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1 (17-pound) whole fresh turkey, rinsed well and patted dry
1 1/4 stick unsalted butter, ( Smart Balance Brand) slightly softened
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 large carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces ( or I use baby carrots too )
3 large stalks celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 large onions, quartered
8 cups homemade chicken stock, divided, plus more if needed for gravy
For the gravy ? Turkey neck 1/4 cup fresh sage leaves 3 tablespoons unsalted butter( I use Smart Balance Brand) 3 tablespoons flour 1 cup white wine 4 cups sage-infused stock Salt and freshly ground black...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
114

Sodium
101mg
4% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
4g
9% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV