This roast turkey recipe will be the star of your Thanksgiving dinner! It’s juicy and flavorful, with an aromatic combination of garlic, herbs, and lemon.
Whole turkey Onion Carrots Lemon Garlic Thyme Rosemary Sage Unsalted butter Chicken stock Kosher salt & black pepper
Dry turkey with paper towels. Season the cavity with salt and pepper, then fill it with vegetables and herbs. Tuck the wings under and tie the legs together with kitchen twine.
Brush the turkey with the melted butter and season the outside with salt and pepper. Pour the chicken stock into the roasting pan.
Roast at 450ºF for 30 minutes, then lower the temperature to 350ºF and continue to cook for 3 to 4 hours, or until an instant read meat thermometer reads 160ºF.
Remove the roast turkey from the oven and tent it with foil. Let it rest for 15 to 20 minutes before carving and serving.
Turkey is a Thanksgiving staple, but how you make that turkey? Well, that’s the wild card!