Turkey leg in the oven

Turkey leg in the oven on a baking dish

For a family lunch, we have the ideal recipe for you! Turkey leg in the oven with potatoes, has excellent presentation and everyone will like it! Serve with a good red wine. Try it!

Category: Meat, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:1:30 h
Total Time:2:40 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 1 kg (2 1/4 pounds) turkey leg
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) white wine
  • 100 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1.2 kg (2 2/3 pounds) small potatoes
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 5 bay leaves
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 medium onions
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Put the onions cut into round slices in the bottom of a baking pan and, on top, the turkey leg and the unpeeled potatoes. Season with some salt, pepper, paprika, nutmeg, the peeled whole garlic, lemon juice and the bay leaves. Drizzle with olive oil and white wine and let marinate about 1 hour.Turkey leg seasoned with salt, pepper, paprika, nutmeg, peeled whole garlic, lemon juice, bay leaves, olive oil and white wine
  2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  3. Bake until golden brown, about 1 hour and 30 minutes. Drizzle occasionally the turkey leg and the potatoes with the sauce.
  4. Turn off the oven and serve.
Turkey leg in the oven
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 885
Total Fat 36.5 g(56%)
Saturated Fat 7.5 g(38%)
Cholesterol 189 mg(63%)
Sodium 236 mg(10%)
Total Carbohydrate 54.5 g(18%)
Protein 79 g

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