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oven roasted turkey

a recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

This is a delicious way to serve up turkey at your Thanksgiving table!

serves 10
prep time 10 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For oven roasted turkey

  • 10 lb. turkey
  • carrots – cleaned and whole
  • celery – cleaned and whole
  • 2 cups chicken or turkey broth
  • for the rub:
  • 8 tbs. butter or margarine
  • 1 tbs. bell’s seasoning
  • 4 tbs. your favorite bbq sauce or hot sauce

How To Make oven roasted turkey

  • 1
    Clean turkey and pat dry. Combine the Bell’s Seasoning with the butter and rub all over the turkey skin. Preheat Oven 325: Place carrots and celery at the bottom of the pan with the broth. Place turkey on a rack in the roasting pan and roast. Half-way through the cooking process rub with Uncle Dougie's BBQ sauce. Cover the breast part of the turkey with a loosely fit aluminum foil tent and finish cooking. Cook 2 ¾ to 3 hours or until juices run clear.