Roasted Thankgiving Turkey

Showstopping Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey: A Great Way to Celebrate



Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey


Servings: 10 Total Time: 3 hrs 30 mins

15 pound whole turkey

14.5 oz. chicken broth

1 bottle champagne

1 orange

1 onion

1 carrot

2 stalks celery

2 tablespoons dried parsley

3 tablespoons dried rosemary

2 tablespoons dried sage

3 tablespoons dried thyme


  1. In a bowl combine parsley, rosemary, sage, thyme, and salt. Stir to combine.

  2. Then slice and dice the orange, onion, carrot, and celery.

  3. Rub the herb mixture into turkey cavity. Then stuff the orange slices, onion, carrot, and celery into the turkey. Tie the legs together and tuck the wings under the body.

  4. Place the turkey on a roaster lined with aluminum foil. Then pour champagne and chicken broth over the turkey. Cover the turkey with aluminum foil.

  5. Roast at 350 F for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Then uncover and cook for another 30 minutes to 1 hour. (The thickest part of the thigh should be 180 F).

  6. Remove the turkey from the oven and then cover again with aluminum foil and let rest.

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