From 8 pounds to 24, your roast turkey with lots of herbs stays moist and tender when roasted in a handy, mess-free oven bag.

Reynolds Kitchens(R)
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

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  • Shake flour in Reynolds® Oven Bag; place in large roasting pan at least 2 inches deep. Spray inside of bag with nonstick cooking spray, if desired to reduce sticking with large turkeys.

  • Add vegetables to oven bag. Remove neck and giblets from turkey. Rinse turkey, pat dry and brush with oil. Combine seasonings in a small bowl; sprinkle and rub evenly over turkey.

  • Place turkey in oven bag on top of vegetables.

  • Close oven bag with nylon tie; cut six 1/2-inch slits in top. Insert meat thermometer through slit in bag into thickest part of inner thigh not touching the bone. Tuck ends of bag in pan.

  • Bake according to times below* or until meat thermometer reads 180 degrees F.

  • Let stand in oven bag 15 minutes. Cut open top of bag. Use two carving forks, inserting one in each end, to lift turkey from bag.

Reynolds Kitchens Tips:

How much to buy? Estimate 1 pound of turkey per person for generous servings with leftovers.

For lightly stuffed turkeys, add 1/2 hour to bake time.

If turkey skin sticks to oven bag, gently loosen bag from turkey before opening.

When your turkey is baking in the Reynolds® Oven Bag, it's being infused with all the flavors and stays moist and juicy as it cooks. Plus, cleanup is a snap!

*Roasting times:

1 1/2 to 2 hours for 8-12 pound turkeys

2 to 2 1/2 hours for 12-16 pound turkeys

2 1/2 to 3 hours for 16-20 pound turkeys

3 to 3 1/2 hours for 20-24 pound turkeys

Here's a video showing this handy kitchen tip.

Nutrition Facts

723 calories; 35.3 g total fat; 267 mg cholesterol; 345 mg sodium. 3.1 g carbohydrates; 92.1 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2018
Soooo moist! I had never cooked in a bag before and was most pleasantly surprised at how good this turkey was. Mine was almost 15 pounds so I added a little additional celery and onion. Thanks for the recipe. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/06/2016
My turkey was a bit light (around 9 lb) and I did leave it in a bit long (200 deg); it was not falling-off-the-bones soft. Flavor was okay. Hoping to make good sandwiches out of it. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2018
Soooo moist! I had never cooked in a bag before and was most pleasantly surprised at how good this turkey was. Mine was almost 15 pounds so I added a little additional celery and onion. Thanks for the recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
11/23/2018
Soooo moist! I had never cooked in a bag before and was most pleasantly surprised at how good this turkey was. Mine was almost 15 pounds so I added a little additional celery and onion. Thanks for the recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/22/2015
AMAZING way to cook turkey. I have used Reynolds Oven Bags for years. Recipe is perfect. I place the turkey in the bag breast-side-down. This way the juices stay in the white meat. If you haven't tried oven bags - you definitely should. No getting up early or basting. The turkey stays moist and cooks very quickly. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/26/2016
That was such a great recipe. The Turkey came out perfect with a great taste and texture. I had many compliments. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
12/06/2016
My turkey was a bit light (around 9 lb) and I did leave it in a bit long (200 deg); it was not falling-off-the-bones soft. Flavor was okay. Hoping to make good sandwiches out of it. Read More