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overhead view of roasted turkey leg on a white plate

Easy Roasted Turkey Legs

Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Roasted Turkey Leg, roasted turkey recipe, Turkey Leg Recipe, turkey recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Resting Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 323kcal



  • Preheat the oven to 350º Fahrenheit (175º Celsius). In a roasting pan, line with parchment paper or foil and spread red onion slices, lemon slices, rosemary, and garlic cloves over it.
    baking sheet with slices of red onions and lemon
  • Rub the turkey leg with olive oil (both sides).
    raw turkey leg on a white plate
  • In a small glass bowl, add paprika, garlic powder, dried oregano, ground cumin, salt and pepper and mix well to combine all the ingredients together.
    overhead view of glass bowl containing dried spices
  • Sprinkle the spices mixture over the turkey on both sides.
    seasoned raw turkey leg on a white plate
  • Place the turkey leg on top of the slices of onions, lemons, rosemary and garlic, skin side down and roast for 30 minutes. Turn the legs over, skin side up, and cook for a further 30-40 minutes or until the internal temperature is 165°F.
  • Remove the turkey from oven, wrap with foil and let it rest for about 20 minutes. Enjoy!
    overhead view of roasted turkey leg on a white plate


Serving: 1/4 | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g