How To Make Tasty Bacon Wrapped Turkey

Bacon Wrapped Turkey


·         1 (11-lb.) turkey
·         1 large red onion, cut into large wedges
·         1 bunch thyme
·         1 bunch rosemary 
·         1/2 c. (1 stick) melted butter
·         1 tsp. chili powder
·         1 tsp. kosher salt
·         1/2 tsp. garlic powder
·         1/2 tsp. paprika
·         1 lb. bacon

  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Rinse turkey under cold water then pat dry with paper towels. Stuff cavity with onion, thyme, and rosemary then tie legs together and tuck wings in. 
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together melted butter and seasonings. Brush turkey all over with butter mixture. 
  3. Place turkey in a roasting pan. Place strips of bacon on turkey and weave together. 
  4. Bake for 3 hours, or until an instant read thermometer inserted into the thigh registers 165°. Check after 2 hours and cover with foil if bacon gets too dark.

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