Leave it to Butterball to completely own Thanksgiving with an awesome turkey recipe! We talked about the fact that their texting line is officially open on Afternoons With Val today.

Getting ready for Thanksgiving? Need a turkey? Get a load of this! You can combine bourbon and cola in a turkey marinade! Try this.


Believe it or not, the prep time required is only ten minutes. Check out the ingredients. Shockingly it's only 534 calories!


  • ¾ cup cola
  • ½ cup bourbon
  • ⅓ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 (12 to 14 pound) Butterball® Fresh or Frozen Whole Turkey, thawed if frozen.

Of course, the actual cooking is what takes longest. Get the full recipe today! Will you try it with your relatives?

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