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Herb Roasted Turkey Legs

Turkey Drum Sticks roasted with Italian flavors
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 3 Turkey legs
  • salt
  • 6 tablespoons of freshly chopped herbs sage, parsley, rosemary, thyme
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves diced


  • Salt turkey legs and refrigerate anywhere from one to three days.
  • Remove, rinse salt off. Pat dry.
  • Combine herbs, mustard, olive oil, garlic.
  • Using a knife, loosen the skin around the legs and stuff the herbs inside.
  • Refrigerate for a few hours.
  • Take out and allow to sit for 60 minutes before roasting.
  • Roast at 350 45 minutes per side, until an internal temperature of 180 is reached.


If you have time, dry brine the turkey legs, by salting them for up to three days, covered loosely in refrigerator.