Savory Holiday Turkey Rub with Meyer Lemon, Fresh Herbs and Garlic

Ingredients:Holiday Turkey

10 ea Dandy Meyer lemons (5 zested)

10 ea cloves Garlic

¼ cup fresh rosemary

¼ cup fresh thyme

1 stick butter

¼ cup Salt

2 pinches of pepper

2 cups turkey stock

Directions:

  1. Prepare oven and cook time to recommendation based on size of turkey used.  Stuff your turkey entirely with Dandy Meyer lemons.
  2. In a medium saucepan melt butter and remove from heat.
  3. Add finely chopped garlic, rosemary, thyme, and Meyer lemon zest to the saucepan.
  4. Let cool – this should form a compound butter.  Rub this paste all over your turkey and salt evenly.
  5. Roast turkey as usual.
  6. Continue basting turkey with juices formed at bottom of roasting pan.  These pan drippings will make an excellent sauce with a sprinkle of some flour and a bit of chicken stock!  Enjoy!
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