Best Turkey Ever Recipe

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Best Turkey Ever

Linda Scharek

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@mrssharky

My father always cooked his turkey this way, so . . one year I got a 32 lb turkey and cooked it my fathers way and it came out moist delicious and in about 5 hours. Give it a try.


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Prep:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
turkey, any size
your dressing

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Stuff turkey with your favorite dressing or no dressing.
2
Spray turkey with butter.
3
Place turkey in a large pan. Cover with heavy-duty foil and crimp all around the pan. Keep foil from touching turkey.
4
Place in a 450 degree oven. If your turkey is stuffed, add 30 to 45 minutes to total roasting time.

8 to 10 lb turkey - 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 hours
10 to 12 lb turkey - 2-3/4 to 3 hours
14 to 16 lb turkey - 3 to 3-1/4 hours
18 to 20 lb turkey - 3-1/4 to 3-1/2 hours
22 to 24 lb turkey - 3-1/4 to 3-3/4 hours

Uncover last 20 to 30 minutes and baste. When done, let turkey rest for about 20 minutes.
5
Your turkey will be brown and very moist. Even my 32 lb turkey was fantastic.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy