Lemon-Herb Turkey with Lemon-Garlic Gravy
Lemon-Herb Turkey with Lemon-Garlic Gravy
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  • Summary

    This gets a delicious lift from lemon in the butter, in the gravy, and under the skin, plus a shortcut for "preserved" lemons.

    Ingredients

    • 1 large lemon
    • 1 small head of garlic
    • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
    • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh fennel fronds
    • 1 small shallot, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 large pinch of powdered saffron or saffron threads
    • 1 14- to 16-pound turkey, rinsed, patted dry inside and out; neck, heart, and gizzard reserved for Shortcut Turkey Stock
    • 3 lemons, cut into 1/8-inch-thick slices
    • 10 fresh Italian parsley sprigs
    • 6 fresh sage sprigs
    • 6 fresh fennel fronds
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 cups Shortcut Turkey Stock or water
    • 2 cups (or more) Shortcut Turkey Stock
    • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
    • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fennel fronds
    • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
    • 1/2 cup crème fraîche* (optional)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 10
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 254 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 21 g 32.41%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 59%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 53 mg 17.54%
    • Sodium: 3457 mg 144.04%
    • Calcium: 45 mg 4.49%
    • Potassium: 298 mg 8.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 3.91%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 7.66%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 28.22%
    • Vitamin C 23.98%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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