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Roast turkey with Herb Butter sliced on a white plate
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Roast Turkey with Herb Butter

This Roast Turkey with Herb Butter melts in your mouth in all of its lemon butter herb juiciness. Perfect for the holidays or Any day.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs 40 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Roast tukey, Herb roast turkey, Turkey with Herb Butter
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 25kcal
Author: Pam - Two Cups of Health


  • 1/2 Tsp Fennel Dried
  • 1/2 Tsp Sage Dried
  • 1/2 Tsp Rosemary Dried
  • 1/2 Tsp Dry Mustard
  • 1/4 Tsp Sea Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Clove Garlic Minced
  • 1 Tbsp Butter Softened
  • 1 Lemon Zested, about 1 Tsp
  • 1 3 lb Boneless turkey breast If frozen, thaw it 1-2 days in the refrigerator


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Move rack to lowest position.
  • In a small bowl combine fennel, sage, rosemary, dry mustard, sea salt, pepper, minced garlic, lemon zest and butter.
  • Remove turkey from packaging. Rinse under running water and pat dry with paper towels. Remove outer netting with kitchen shears.
  • Add turkey to baking pan on an elevated rack. Rub the butter mixture on all sides.
  • Place in oven and roast for 2- 21/2 hours until turkey is browned and meat thermometer registers 165 degrees.
  • Remove from oven, cover with foil and let rest 15 minutes.
  • Carve and serve.


Calories: 25kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 9.7mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.1mg