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Roast Legs of Turkey

Ketogenic Recipes: Roast Legs of Turkey
  • Yield : 2 legs
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 50m

A very high protein meal with less than 1g net carbs – make sure you get an adequate amount of fats from other sources!


  • Leg of turkey, with skin and bone, 2
  • Fresh rosemary, 1 cup
  • Ground thyme, 1 tsp
  • Garlic, 2 cloves
  • Olive oil, 100ml
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F).

Step 2

In a small bowl, mix the garlic, rosemary, thyme, salt, pepper, and 3/4 of the olive oil until it achieves a paste-like consistency.

Step 3

Carefully lift the skin off the legs and coat the inside with the paste.

Step 4

In a non-stick frying pan, heat the remaining oil and sear the turkey legs over high heat until they're evenly brown, for about 10 minutes.

Step 5

Place the turkey legs onto an oven tray and roast for 30 - 40 minutes, depending how thick the legs are.

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