Peach Turkey

Your holiday or your home party gives it an amazing taste in a sweet and tangy peach glaze. The glaze creates a mouthwatering caramelized on a perfectly roasted bird.

This roast turkey recipe in a sweet and tangy peach glaze will taste amazing as it looks.

Prep Time: 3 hrs 35 mins

Roast Time: 3 hrs

Total Time: 6 hrs 35 mins

Servings: 8


  • 1 14-16 pound whole turkey
  • Salt and black pepper from your pepper mill
  • 1 peach, peeled, seeded, and quartered, or 1 cup frozen peach slices, thawed
  • 1 quartered lemon
  • 5 fresh sprigs of thyme 
  • 5 fresh sprigs of rosemary 
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup peach preserves
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • ½ cup cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Place the turkey in a roasting pan on a rack . Generously season the turkey with salt and pepper. Stuff it with the peaches, lemon quarters, thyme, and rosemary. Tie the drumsticks together with a twine. Cut & place the wings under the body. Brush turkey with melted butter. Roast for 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

2. Make the peach glaze with melted butter (2 tablespoons) in a pan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for about 4 minutes until tender. Add the orange juice, vinegar, mustard, and salt (1 teaspoon ). Bring to a boil, reduce heat, uncovered, for 35 minutes or until thickened, with occasional stirring. 

3. Roast for 30 to 45 more minutes until a meat thermometer registers 175°F Brush with 1/2 cup of the peach glaze during the last 20 minutes of roasting time. Cover turkey with foil during roasting to prevent burning. Remove the turkey, keep covered with foil, and let it rest for 15 minutes before serving. Use the remaining peach glaze on served portions.

Add a bottle of Beaujolais Nouveau, this year, Nouveau is great…Enjoy! eBay

Where to find the Beaujolais nouveau, Sam’s Club.

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