Roast Turkey

Roast turkey is a simple and a tasty recipe.
It is a very popular dish in holidays, celebrations and special events.

12 servings

Roast turkey


  • 1 whole turkey - (10 lbs)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 7 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 3 sprigs fresh oregano
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Remove the turkey from its wrapping, and remove all the items from its internal cavity.
  • Rinse the inside with water and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • Season the cavity with the salt, pepper, and garlic by rubbing these items into the internal wall of the cavity.
  • Add the rosemary, thyme, and oregano to the internal cavity.
    Rub the olive oil over the outer skin of the turkey.
  • Place the turkey in a roasting pan in the oven.
  • After 15 minutes, lower the oven temperature to 325 degrees.
  • Continue to cook until the turkey reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees, about 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
  • When the turkey is done, let it rest for 10 minutes before serving.

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