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Watkins Herbed Turkey


  • 1 (12 lb/5.4 kg) whole turkey
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp/30 mL Watkins Organic Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp/10 mL Watkins Organic Basil
  • 1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Organic Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Organic Rubbed Sage
  • 1 tsp/5 mL ground Watkins Mediterranean Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp/2.5 mL Watkins Pure Ground Black Pepper



Preheat oven to 375°F/190°. Clean turkey (discard giblets and organs) and place in a roasting pan. In a small bowl, combine oil, garlic powder, basil, sage, salt and pepper. Using a basting brush, apply the mixture to turkey. Bake for 2 to 2 ½ hours, or until the internal temperature of the thickest part of the thigh measures 160°F/71°C. Remove bird from oven, and allow to stand for about 30 minutes, internal temperature will rise.



Total Time: 3 Hours, 15 Minutes

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Bake Time: 2 to 2 ½ Hours

Stand Time: 30 Minutes


Yields = 6-8 Servings



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