Recipe courtesy of Claire Robinson
Episode: Thanksgiving
Save Recipe Print
Total:
4 hr 20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
4 hr 20 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Remove the turkey giblets from the cavity and rinse the turkey well. Pat dry and put it on a roasting rack in a roasting pan. Salt the turkey cavity and squeeze the juice of the lemons inside the cavity. Stuff the cavity with the lemon halves, rosemary and 2 onion quarters. Add the remaining onion, all of the giblets and turkey parts, and 4 cups water to the bottom of the roasting pan. Season the skin of the turkey with salt and pepper, to taste, and rub with butter. Put the turkey in the oven and roast until the temperature of the breast reaches 170 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer, 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Baste the turkey with pan juices every 30 minutes. Cover with foil if browning too fast.

Remove the turkey to a cutting board when ready and allow it to rest for 20 to 30 minutes before carving. Arrange the carved turkey on a serving platter and gobble it up!

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Classic Hot Wings

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Classic Deviled Eggs

Recipe courtesy of Mary Nolan

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

Recipe courtesy of Melissa d'Arabian

Classic Turkey Gravy

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Countdown #4 Classic Roasted Turkey

Recipe courtesy of Claire Robinson

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10pm | 9c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.