- 2 tbsp dried parsley
- 2 tbsp ground dried rosemary
- 2 tbsp rubbed dried sage
- 2 tbsp dried thyme leaves
- 1 tbsp lemon-pepper
- 1 tbsp of salt
- 1 whole turkey, neck and giblets removed
- 2 celery--chopped
- 1 orange, cut into wedges
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 carrot, chopped
- 1 can chicken broth
A Thanksgiving Turkey has a special place in cuisine because of what it represents. Thanksgiving itself is supposed to represent a moment when we’re thankful for everything that we have in our lives. A Thanksgiving Turkey is supposed to represent the perfect dinner for such an occasion. Wholesome, festive and extraordinarily delicious, this is the one dish that personifies what this occasion is all about.
- It is a rich source of protein and is extremely low in fat.
- It contains Vitamin B6 and niacin.
- The meat is low-GI so it’s very helpful in keeping the insulin levels low.
- It contains an amino-acid know as typtophan which produces serotonin in the body and keeps the immune system strong.
- It’s also rich in selenium which can prove helpful in boosting thyroid hormone metabolism.
How to Make Thanksgiving Turkey
Nearly 45 million turkeys are consumed on Thanksgiving Day.