Garlic Rosemary Turkey

Garlic Rosemary Turkey

This delicious version of roast turkey ​is full of flavor even though it is very low in sodium. This recipe qualifies for the DASH diet, recommended by many physicians to manage high blood pressure.



1 whole turkey (10 to 12 pounds)
6 to 8 garlic cloves
2 large lemons, halved
2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
1 teaspoon rubbed sage


​​Cut six to eight small slits in turkey skin. Insert garlic between the skin and meat. Squeeze two lemon halves inside the turkey and leave them inside. Squeeze remaining lemon over outside of turkey. Spray the turkey with non-stick cooking spray; sprinkle with rosemary and sage. Place on a rack in a roasting pan.  Bake uncovered at 325° F for 1 hour. Cover and bake 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 hours longer or until a meat thermometer reads 185° F.​

Nutrition Information: 

Total Servings 4
Calories per serving 144
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 88mg
Sodium 57mg
Carbohydrates 0g
Fiber 1g
​Protein 31g

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