A fun recipe for turkey this fall.  A delicious conversation piece.  Eating as a “Ketonian”, I’m always looking for ways to cook with more fat and less carbs.  Never cooked a turkey before?  This one is fun, and simple.

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  • one 12-pound turkey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 pound thin sliced bacon
  • 2 cups broth, (chicken or bone broth works best)

Calphalon Classic Nonstick Roaster


Preheat Oven to 500 degrees

  1. Wash the turkey with clean cool water, and rinse it again.
  2. Pat the turkey dry with paper towels or a clean cloth
  3. Place turkey in a roasting pan, breast up
  4. Melt butter in a microwave save bowl
  5. Add dry seasonings to the butter and stir into a paste
  6. Lift skin of the turkey and rub the paste underneath the skin.  Stretch the skin and get it in there best you can.
  7. Add Keto friendly chicken broth or bone broth into the bottom of the roasting pan.
  8. Cook the turkey for 30 minutes
  9. Remove from the oven and Reset oven temp to 350 degrees
  10. Take bacon slices and in a weaved pattern, place your slices to cover the turkey.
  11. Place turkey back into 350 oven and cook about 2 more hours or until poultry thermometer reaches 160 degrees.