Roast Turkey

TYPE : Basic
YIELD : 8 servings
CALORIES : 394 kcal
PREP TIME : 5 minutes
COOK TIME : 4 hours
TOTAL TIME : 4 hours 5 minutes


  • 10 lbs (4.5 kg) turkey (fresh or thawed)
  • salt and pepper
  • chicken broth or melted butter (for basting)


  • Wash the bird inside and out, then sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. Fill with stuffing, if used.
  • Bake at 325°F (160°C) until the inner temperature reaches 160°F (71°C), about 3 1/2 – 4 hours. Baste with broth or brush with melted butter a few times during cooking.
  • Wrap in aluminum foil and allow to rest for at least 20 minutes before carving.


My recipe for Bread Stuffing can be found here.

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