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10.5 hours
3 servings
dairy-free
gluten-free
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
turkey leg
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
turkey leg
brown sugar
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
turkey leg
pescetarian
(?)
Not pescetarian due to:
turkey leg
paleo
(?)
Not paleo due to:
brown sugar
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INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
3
whole
 
3
cups
 
1/4
cups
 
1/4
cups
 
1
tbsp
 
1/2
tsp
 
1/2
tsp
 
1/2
tsp
 
1
tsp
cracked (e.g.: in a mortar and pestle).
 
2
cups
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Bring the 3 cups of water to a simmer in a medium pot.
2.
Turn the burner off and mix in brown sugar and salt until fully dissolved.
3.
Once dissolved, mix in ice and allow to melt then put the brine and turkey legs in a gallon zip top bag.
4.
Brine for at least 2 hours, up to 8.
5.
Drain turkey legs and pat dry with paper towels.
6.
Preheat oven to 400F with an empty half sheet pan inside.
7.
Mix oil, savory, peppercorns, celery salt, and thyme in a clean gallon zip top bag then add turkey legs and coat fully with herb mixture.
8.
Pour out herbed turkey legs onto heated half sheet pan and roast for approximately 1- 1 1/2 hours, rotating every 10-15 minutes until 175F internal temperature.
9.
Allow to rest for 20 minutes.
   
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 480
Protein 47.7 g
Carbohydrates 12.5 g
Iron 0 mg
Fiber 0.35 g
Calcium 0 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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