Best Turkey Ever

Best Turkey Ever Recipe

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Linda Scharek


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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turkey, any size
your dressing

How to Make Best Turkey Ever


  • 1Stuff turkey with your favorite dressing or no dressing.
  • 2Spray turkey with butter.
  • 3Place turkey in a large pan. Cover with heavy-duty foil and crimp all around the pan. Keep foil from touching turkey.
  • 4Place 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.
  • 5Your turkey will be brown and very moist. Even my 32 lb turkey was fantastic.

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About Best Turkey Ever

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

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