Classic Roasted Turkey

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.

Serves: 12
20 mins Prep time 3 hrs Cook time
20 mins Prep time
3 hrs Cook time
  • 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.

Cooking tip

• For easy cleanup, line roasting pan with heavy duty foil.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 493Calories: 493Cholesterol: 287mg
  • Sodium: 468mgProtein: 75g
  • Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 6g
  • Fiber: 0gCarbohydrate: 1g