Roasted Turkey Legs

poniedziałek, 10 lutego 2014

Roasted Turkey Legs

Time: 2 hrs 20 mins


  • 3 stalks celery, cut in thirds
  • 3 turkey legs
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 dash salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup water, as needed


  • 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. rinse the turkey legs and pat dry.
  • 2 Stand the turkey legs upright (as if turkey were standing). Press a knife downward into the deep tissue, creating 2 or 3 long pockets. Press a piece of celery into each opening. Pull back the skin on the legs, rub with butter, and season lightly with salt. Lay the leges in a roasting pan.
  • 3 Roast uncovered for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, until legs are golden brown and the internal temperature is 180 degrees F when taken with a meat thermometer. Add more water if needed while roasting and baste occasionally with the juices or butter.

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