Super Easy Oven-Roasted Turkey

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Super Easy Oven-Roasted Turkey

Super Easy Oven-Roasted Turkey

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  • 2 sticks butter
  • 21 to 22lb defrosted turkey
  • Large roaster


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F . To prepare turkey, remove neck bone and giblet bag. Wash turkey in cold water and pat very dry with paper towels (this step is important to get a nicely browned and crisp skin).
  2. Melt butter. Place turkey in roaster and pour butter over entire turkey. Cover with roaster lid. After one hour remove lid and baste bird thoroughly with juices.
  3. Continue basting the turkey with the juices every half hour until turkey is finished cooking. If using a bird with a timer stem turkey is finished when stem pops up – we recommend testing the interior of turkey with a meat thermometer to ensure it has reached 170F.
  4. Remove turkey from oven cover with roaster lid and allow to sit 20 minutes or up to 35 minutes before slicing. Reserve the juices for gravy.

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