Gloriously Simple Roast Turkey
Author: Kitchens
Prep time: 45 mins
Cook time: 3 hours 30 mins
Total time: 4 hours 15 mins
  • 1 19x23 1/2 oven bag
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • vegetable oil
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 16 to 20 pound turkey, thawed
  1. Preheat oven to 350. Shake flour into oven bag; place in large roasting pan at least 2 inches deep. Add celery and onions to bag.
  2. Remove neck and giblets; rinse turkey; pat dry. Lightly stuff turkey, if desired. Brush turkey with oil and place the turkey in bag. Close bag with nylon tie; cut six 1/2-inch slits in top.
  3. Insert meat thermometer through slit in bag into thickest part of inner thigh, NOT touching bone. Bake until meat thermometer reads 180 degreees F, 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Add 1/2 hour for stuffed turkey. Let stand in bag 15 minutes.
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