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Roasted Turkey

How to Roast a Turkey

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 35 minutes
Author Melissa@StockpilingMoms

Ingredients

  • 14 lb turkey washed and cleaned
  • 4 T butter softened
  • 2 tsp ground sage
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Mix butter, sage, pepper and salt.
  3. Put half of butter mixture under skin on top of breast meat.
  4. Rub the rest of butter mixture on top of turkey all over the skin.
  5. Place turkey in roaster and place in oven.
  6. Roast 3 1/2 hours until turkey reaches 180 degrees.
  7. Let cool 10 minutes before carving and serving.