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Smoked Q Thanksgiving Turkey 2018

Traditional Smoked Thanksgiving Turkey

We threw a bird on the smoker & the results were AMAZING! Next time that holiday rolls around & you don't want the tired, dry Turkey – give this a shot.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Resting Time 15 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 125 kcal

Equipment

  • Traeger Timberline
  • Traeger Apple Hardwood Pellets

Ingredients
  

Ingredients

  • 1 whole Turkey 18-20 lbs
  • 1/2 LB Butter Softened
  • 8 Sprigs Thyme
  • 6 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 Sprig Rosemary Rough Chop
  • 1 TBSP Cracked Black Pepper
  • 1/2 TBSP Kosher Salt

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, combine butter with the minced garlic, thyme leaves, chopped rosemary, black pepper and kosher salt.
  • Prepare the turkey by separating the skin from the breast creating a pocket to stuff the butter-herb mixture in.
  • Cover the entire breast with 1/4" thickness of butter mixture. 
  • Season the whole turkey with kosher salt and black pepper. As an option, you can also stuff the turkey cavity with Traditional Stuffing.
  • When ready to cook, set the temperature to 300°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. 
  • Place turkey on the grill and roast for 3-4 hours. Check the internal temperature, the desired temperature is 175°F in the thigh next to the bone, and 160°F in the breast.
  • Turkey will continue to cook once taken off grill to reach a final temperature of 165°F in the breast.
  • Let rest for 10-15 minutes before carving. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Traditional Smoked Thanksgiving Turkey
Amount per Serving
Calories
125
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Poultry, Smoked Turkey
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NOTE: This recipe has been modified slightly from the original recipe found on Traeger’s website.

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