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Classic Roasted Turkey


Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours

Servings: 12

McCormick® herbs and spices bring mouthwatering aroma and sensational flavor to this holiday favorite. Be sure to reserve the pan juices to make Perfect Turkey Gravy.


1 Tbs McCormick® Sage Rubbed

2 tsp McCormick® Garlic Powder

2 tsp McCormick® Paprika

1 tsp McCormick® Black Pepper Ground

1 tsp salt

1 Tbs oil

1 turkey


Place oven rack in lowest position. Preheat oven to 325°F. Place roasting rack in shallow roasting pan. Mix sage, garlic, paprika, pepper and salt in small bowl.

Place turkey, breast-side up, in prepared pan. Brush turkey with oil. Sprinkle seasoning mixture evenly over turkey. Cover loosely with heavy duty foil.

Roast 2 hours, adding an extra 15 minutes per pound for larger turkeys. Remove foil. Roast 1 hour longer or until internal temperature in thigh reaches 165°F, basting occasionally with pan juices. Remove turkey from oven. Let stand 20 minutes. Transfer to platter or carving board and slice. Reserve pan juices to make gravy or to serve with turkey.

Nutritional Information:

Calories 493

Total Fat 21g 

Cholesterol 287mg 

Sodium 468mg 

Total Carbohydrate 1g 

Dietary Fiber 0.00g 

Protein 75g