Herb Garlic Butter Turkey Seasoning

Coconut Free | Egg Free | Gluten Free | Grain Free | Legume Free | Nut Free | Sugar Free

Use this compound to season your turkey before baking.

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  • TOTAL TIME

    20 minutes
  • YIELD

    1 cup
  • DESCRIPTION

    Use this compound to season your turkey before baking.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 sticks unsalted butter from grass-fed cows
  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced and mashed with 1/4-1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage finely minced
  • 1 pinch salt
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DIRECTIONS

  1. Let the butter come to room temperature.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, cut the butter into tablespoon size portions. Using a fork, mash the butter into a smooth consistency. Add the garlic, rosemary and sage to the butter. Mash the ingredients together using the fork until well mixed. Add salt, stirring in to taste.
  3. Use the soft compound butter immediately to rub underneath the skin of a turkey. To make space for the butter, carefully slide your hand in between the turkey skin and the flesh to loosen it and make a cavity. Bake turkey at 325⁰ until internal temperature reaches 165⁰.
  4. To store the leftover butter, place a medium-size piece of parchment paper onto a clean, flat surface. Spoon the butter mixture into the center of the parchment paper. Grabbing the bottom portion of the paper, pull it up over the butter rolling and forming a log shape. Twist the ends of the paper and place this butter log in the refrigerator to set. Once set, cut into tablespoon size portions, re-wrap, place wrapped butter in a zip-closed bag or container to seal the air out, then place in the freezer. Compound butter will last for several months in the freezer.

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