Savory Turkey Legs Recipe

Savory Turkey Legs Recipe

How To Make Savory Turkey Legs

Baked until tender and juicy, these savory turkey legs are bound to be a new classic, with chicken that’s flavored with earthy herbs, garlic, and butter.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes



  • 2cupsdry bread cubes
  • 1large stalk celery,minced
  • cupdried cranberries
  • ¼cupwalnuts,chopped
  • 1small yellow onion,diced
  • ¼tspgarlic,minced
  • ½tspground sage
  • ½tspdried marjoram
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • 1egg
  • ¼cuphot water
  • 2turkey legs
  • tbspbutter


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Place a large sheet of aluminum foil on a medium baking sheet.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix the bread, celery, cranberries, walnuts, onion, and garlic. Season with sage, marjoram, salt, and pepper. Stir in the egg and enough hot water to moisten.

  3. Arrange turkey legs on the foil sheet, and season with salt and pepper. Spoon the bread mixture around the legs, and dot with butter. Tightly seal the foil around the legs and bread mixture.

  4. Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until the turkey leg meat has reached an internal temperature of 180 degrees F.

  5. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 737.97kcal
  • Fat: 33.78g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.68g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.09g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.55g
  • Fiber: 2.06g
  • Sugar: 8.76g
  • Protein: 83.66g
  • Cholesterol: 341.12mg
  • Sodium: 724.59mg
  • Calcium: 119.62mg
  • Potassium: 1242.89mg
  • Iron: 8.14mg
  • Vitamin A: 61.83µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.98mg
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