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Brown Bag Turkey with Herb Rub

Yields26 ServingsPrep Time1 hrCook Time5 hrsTotal Time6 hrs

I know what you’re thinking: Cooking a turkey in a paper bag sounds crazy… I know, right? Well I have tried this myself and I can personally tell you that your turkey will turn out with crispy golden skin on the outside and juicy and succulent on the inside. The paper bag will not start on fire and the turkey will not have any paper like taste. You will not have to baste it our anything. Basically as Ron “Ronco” Popeil says “just set it and forget it”. This is super easy with almost guaranteed success every time. But, we are going to mix it up a little by adding a sweet and salty savory rub. This rub will seal the juices and flavors in and deliver a unique and delicious bird. Your guests will do back flips or just smile with delight.

 1 turkey (20-25 lbs)
 1 large brown paper bag (think of a grocery bag)
 1 stick butter (soft, but not melted)
 4 tbsp olive oil (or butter)
 2 tbsp rubbed sage
 2 tbsp salt
 2 tsp garlic powder
 2 tsp celery seed
 2 tsp dried parsley flakes
 2 tsp curry powder
 3 tsp pepper
 1 tsp paprika
 0.50 tsp ground mustard
 0.25 tsp ground all spice
 2 tsp Steviva Blend (or a tiny dash of SteviaSweet)
 3 bay leaves

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/26 recipe

Servings 26

Amount Per Serving
Calories 328
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g25%

Saturated Fat 6g30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 170mg57%
Sodium 689mg29%
Potassium 353mg11%
Total Carbohydrate 0g

Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 42g84%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.