Easy Turkey Recipe

  • Yield : 1 whole turkey
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 3:10 h
  • Ready In : 3:30 h

When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner, turkey is the highlight of the occasion. Americans do have their secret-recipe on how to make the perfect turkey dinner. For those who are still learning the ropes, so to speak, here is a simple, easy turkey recipe.

This recipe is not only for Thanksgiving – you can make this one even for the family get-together or for those picnic during summer time.


  • 1 whole Turkey
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Onions (chopped)
  • Carrots (shopped)
  • Apples (chopped)
  • Herbs (any as desired)
  • Melted Butter


Step 1

Preheat the oven up to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Save the giblets for the gravy.

Step 2

Dry the turkey with paper towels. Season the turkey inside out with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Stuff the rest of the ingredients into the turkey. Brush with melted butter and place breast side on a roasting pan.

Step 4

Cover the turkey with foil and bake for 2 hours (for a big one, add 20 minutes). Remove the foil and baste the turkey with melted butter. Turn the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 5

Bake for another hour or until the turkey is brown and cooked. Let the turkey rest before serving.

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