Roasted Rolled Turkey Thigh

turkey-roasted-6
 If you’re serving turkey for two, but you prefer dark meat, here’s another option. Purchase a turkey thigh, ask the butcher to bone it out for you, season it with herbs (or you could stuff with Harvest Quinoa Stuffing from the Roasted Turkey Breast) roll it up and roast it in a very slow oven for maximum tenderness.

rolled-roasted-2 1 turkey thigh, about 1 ½ pounds without the bone
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh sage, chopped
½ teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh Italian parsley, chopped
½ small shallot, minced (about a tablespoon)
salt and pepper
Chop everything, then mix all ingredients together, sprinkle with a little salt and pepper, and run the knife through it a few more times to mix everything well. Set aside.
turkey-roasted-4 

Remove the skin from the thigh and reserve. Turn the thigh over so the outside of the thigh is against the cutting board. Lay the thigh out flat and cover with the shallot and herb mixture. 
Preheat the oven to 200°.

Carefully roll the thigh up from a long side.

turkey-roasted-7 Drape the skin over the meat, and then tie the roll with butcher’s twine. It doesn’t have to be perfect, but this will cause the meat to cook uniformly.
turkey-roasted-8 Place a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Put the turkey in the pan and cook, turning with tongs, until meat is browned on all sides.
Place the turkey on a roasting pan or rimmed baking sheet. Insert a meat thermometer into the very center of the roll. (Or use an instant read thermometer to check the internal temperature when you remove it from the oven.) Place the pan into the oven and cook for about two hours, until the temperature of the roll is 165°. Allow the turkey to rest for 10 minutes before removing the twine, slicing and serving.

{flike} 

 

 

 

Share on facebook
Share on Facebook
Share on reddit
Share on Reddit
Share on email
Share via Email
Share on twitter
Share on Twitter

Leave a Reply

Recent Articles

Featured Sponsor

Watch Us

Follow Us

Doug's Books

Doug Kaufmann has written many books that cover a full range or health issues. Find out which of his books best suits you by clicking the button below.

The Kaufmann Diet

Doug Kaufmann developed his diet after years studying the clinical effects of pathogenic fungi on the body. Fungi and yeasts can become parasitic organisms on and inside our body, causing health problems that can be difficult to diagnose. Learn more about the Kaufmann Diet, change your life and know the cause.

The Science of Fungus

We encourage all visitors to this site to take some time and study these technical articles prior to initiating lifestyle changes, including dietary changes and to do so with their physician’s awareness and approval. The articles posted in this link are scientific and with few exceptions are taken from medical journals familiar to healthcare workers.

Our Healthy Recipes

Looking for help assembling antifungal Kaufmann Diet approved recipes for breakfast, lunch or dinner? We have several videos, books and recipe write ups here on Know the Cause that will help your health journey. The recipes in this section are so good, you’ll feel like you’re indulging. No sacrifice needed! Enjoy.

Sign-up for our newsletter and get the latest content from Know the Cause.