Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Basil Pesto Turkey

Double batch of basil pesto marinade ($1.40)
14-16 lb. turkey ($4.78)
6-8 cloves of garlic ($.35)
1 T. basil ($.10)

Crush cloves of garlic, mince very fine. Add garlic and 1 T. basil to marinade. Clean turkey, remove gizzards, etc. Pat dry.

Pour marinade over turkey, marinade 24 hours before roasting, basting every 4-8 hours.

Bake turkey at 375 for 4-5 hours, basting turkey every hour while roasting.

Let rest 30 minutes before carving.

Reserve pan dripping for gravy.

Yields = 10-12 servings
Cost: $6.63
Cost per serving: $.66

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