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Roast Turkey

Take the Finish® 24 Hour Challenge with this tasty turkey recipe!


  • 10-12 pound turkey
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped onions
  • chopped carrots
  • chopped apples
  • herbs
  • butter


  1. Preheat oven to 325 F°.
  2. Pull the neck and giblets out of the cavity; discard the liver but save the rest of the giblets for the gravy.
  3. Pat the turkey dry with paper towels. Season inside and out with salt and pepper. Fill inside with aromatics like apples, carrots, chopped onions, and herbs. Place turkey breast-side up in a roasting pan. Brush with melted butter.
  4. Tent turkey with aluminum foil and roast for 2 hours (for a turkey larger than 10-12lbs, add an extra 15 minutes per additional pound).
  5. Remove aluminum foil and baste turkey with more melted butter. Increase oven to to 425 F°. Roast for an additional hour or until the meat at the thigh registers 165 F°.