AuthorMarco
DifficultyIntermediate

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time1 hrCook Time4 hrsTotal Time5 hrs

 1 large to medium turkey
 2 tsp salt
 1 tsp cayenne pepper
 6 tbsp butter (melted and divided)
 1 cup sugar free or reduced sugar apricot preserves
 3 tbsp Fructevia, Steviva Blend (or a dash of SteviaSweet)
 3 tbsp finely minced onion
 1 tbsp finely minced garlic
 0.50 tsp ground nutmeg
 0.50 tsp cinnamon

1

Position rack in the lowest third of the oven and preheat to 400° F.

2

Pat turkey dry with paper towels.

3

Mix the cayenne pepper and the salt together.

4

Rub one-third of the mixture inside the cavity of the turkey.

5

Brush the top of the turkey with 2 Tbs. of melted butter.

6

Sprinkle the remaining salt/cayenne pepper mixture on top of the turkey.

7

Place turkey on rack set in a large roasting pan.

8

If stuffing turkey now is the time to spoon stuffing into the main cavity.

9

Tie legs together loosely to hold the shape of the turkey.

10

Roast turkey 30 minutes.

11

Reduce oven temperature to 325° F. Continue to roast turkey for 1 hour 30 minutes, basting occasionally with pan drippings.

12

While your turkey is cooking, combine the preserves, onion, garlic, Fructevia, Steviva Brand Stevia Blend or Steviva Brand Stevia Powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, and remaining butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook until the preserves are melted, stirring occasionally.

13

Tent turkey with heavy-duty foil; roast 45 minutes longer.

14

Brush 1/2 cup glaze over turkey. Continue to roast turkey uncovered until meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of thigh registers 180° F. or until juices run clear when thickest part of thigh is pierced with skewer.

15

Continue to brush with glaze for about 40 minutes longer for unstuffed turkey and about 1 hour 10 minutes more for stuffed turkey.

16

Remove from oven and place turkey on platter still tented with foil. Let stand 20 minutes then enjoy.

Make a break from the traditional with this amazing reduced sugar, diabetic safe Turkey with Apricot Glaze. This glaze will give your Thanksgiving turkey a delicious, moist and slightly sweet flair making it a huge hit friends, family and guests.

Ingredients

 1 large to medium turkey
 2 tsp salt
 1 tsp cayenne pepper
 6 tbsp butter (melted and divided)
 1 cup sugar free or reduced sugar apricot preserves
 3 tbsp Fructevia, Steviva Blend (or a dash of SteviaSweet)
 3 tbsp finely minced onion
 1 tbsp finely minced garlic
 0.50 tsp ground nutmeg
 0.50 tsp cinnamon

Directions

1

Position rack in the lowest third of the oven and preheat to 400° F.

2

Pat turkey dry with paper towels.

3

Mix the cayenne pepper and the salt together.

4

Rub one-third of the mixture inside the cavity of the turkey.

5

Brush the top of the turkey with 2 Tbs. of melted butter.

6

Sprinkle the remaining salt/cayenne pepper mixture on top of the turkey.

7

Place turkey on rack set in a large roasting pan.

8

If stuffing turkey now is the time to spoon stuffing into the main cavity.

9

Tie legs together loosely to hold the shape of the turkey.

10

Roast turkey 30 minutes.

11

Reduce oven temperature to 325° F. Continue to roast turkey for 1 hour 30 minutes, basting occasionally with pan drippings.

12

While your turkey is cooking, combine the preserves, onion, garlic, Fructevia, Steviva Brand Stevia Blend or Steviva Brand Stevia Powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, and remaining butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook until the preserves are melted, stirring occasionally.

13

Tent turkey with heavy-duty foil; roast 45 minutes longer.

14

Brush 1/2 cup glaze over turkey. Continue to roast turkey uncovered until meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of thigh registers 180° F. or until juices run clear when thickest part of thigh is pierced with skewer.

15

Continue to brush with glaze for about 40 minutes longer for unstuffed turkey and about 1 hour 10 minutes more for stuffed turkey.

16

Remove from oven and place turkey on platter still tented with foil. Let stand 20 minutes then enjoy.

Turkey With Apricot Glaze

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