Oven-Baked Turkey Legs with Mushrooms

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Main Course, Entrée
Cooking Style
Turkey Legs/Drumsticks


20 oz fresh mushrooms, cleaned and sliced

1 c onions, chopped

1 c carrots, peeled and diced

1 tsp dried thyme leaves

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tbsp vegetable oil

4 each turkey drumsticks

To taste salt and freshly ground pepper

4 c cooked rice


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine mushrooms, onion, carrot, thyme and garlic in a shallow baking dish. Drizzle with oil and toss to cover all.

Arrange drumsticks on top of vegetables; sprinkle with salt and pepper, as desired. Cover tightly with foil and roast in a 350 degree F oven for 1 hour. Uncover, turn drumsticks and baste with juices.

Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees F. Roast, uncovered, basting once or twice, until drumsticks reach an internal temperature of 175 degrees F and are browned, about 30 minutes.

Slice meat from drumsticks and spoon vegetables and juices over turkey slices. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 1470

Total Fat 62 g

Saturated Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 465 g

Sodium 750 mg

Potassium 2269 mg

Total Carbohydrates 60 g

Dietary Fiber 5 g

Sugars 6 g

Protein 162 g

% Daily Protein 190

% Daily Vitamin C 15

% Daily Calcium 20

% Daily Iron 90