Sage Butter Roasted Turkey with Apple

Wow You got to try this. Its not a dessert but sure looks good. let me know what you think

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roastedturkeySage Butter Roasted Turkey with Apple

A butter mixture with fresh sage, garlic, and salt makes this turkey super moist. Bringing the turkey before roasting gives it tons of flavor. An easy roast turkey recipe for a beginner.
Yield: Serves about 7-8 people

Ingredients
For the brine:

  • 1 and 1/2 gallons of water (24 cups)
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons peppercorns
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic, mashed and roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh rosemary, roughly chopped*
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh sage, roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh thyme, roughly chopped

For the butter rub:

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1 large bunch of sage, chopped fine
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and minced
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons salt

For the Turkey:

  • 1 12-14 pound turkey, fresh or frozen and thawed
  • 5-7 carrots, peeled and roughly…

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