Turkey Recipes

  1. Oven Roasted Turkey Recipe

    Oven Roasted Turkey Recipe


    • Central Meats Famous, All Natural, No Artifical Additives Turkey.
    • Aluminum Foil
    • Open Shallow Roasting Pan


    1. Put the turkey in an open shallow roasting pan.
    2. Preheat your oven to 325 Degrees.
    3. Check the chart below to determine how long you will need to roast your turkey.
    4. Periodically check the turkey about halfway thru the roasting process
    5. When the turkey is golden brown, place aluminum foil loosely over the breast to prevent over browning and continue to cook the turkey.
    6. Check the timer near the end of the roasting time, it will pop up when the turkey is done.
    7. Be sure to cool for 15 to 20 minutes to make carving easier.
    8. If you plan on stuffing the inside of the turkey, the dressing has to reach 180 degrees to be completely cooked.
    Approximate Roasting Times for your Turkey
    Weight Range Unstuffed Turkey Cook Time Stuffed Turkey Cook Time
    8-12 lbs. 3.0 to 4.0 hours 3.5 to 4.5 hours
    12-16 lbs. 3.5 to 4.5 hours 4.0 to 5.5 hours
    16-24 lbs. 4.0 to 5.0 hours 5.5 to 6.5 hours
    24-28 lbs. 4.5 to 5.5 hours 6.5 to 7.0 hours
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