Simple Classic Roasted Turkey Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Simple Classic Roasted Turkey Recipe
  • READY IN 6+ hrs

Simple Classic Roasted Turkey

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"This is the easiest turkey recipe I have ever come across. The moist meat falls right off the bone. No slicing involved."

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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    6 hrs
  • READY IN

    6 hrs 10 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).
  2. Season turkey with salt and pepper and place, breast-side down, in a roaster; add neck and giblets. Pour water into pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven, basting as needed, until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 6 hours. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Continue to roast until meat falls off the bone if desired.
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Jan 24, 2015

This is one of the best turkeys I've made yet - so simple, but the skin crisped BEAUTIFULLY, and the meat was so juicy and tender. Big thumbs up from everyone!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 567 kcal
  • 28%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol
  • 224 mg
  • 75%
  • Fat
  • 26.5 g
  • 41%
  • Fiber
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Protein
  • 76.6 g
  • 153%
  • Sodium
  • 218 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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