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Super Simple Turkey Recipe

Super Simple Turkey Recipe

"Make some great food with Papa Za and then turn it into a pizza!"
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Canadian
Keyword Thanksgiving Turkey, Turkey
Cook Time 3 hours 15 minutes
1 hour
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 1 Turkey
Calories 8454kcal
Cost $15-20


  • Large Cooking Pan with Lid


  • 1 15lb Turkey
  • 1 cup Butter (softened)
  • 3 tbsp Coarse salt
  • 1 tbsp Black pepper



  • Defrost and pat dry turkey. Remove giblets and neck. In large cooking pan, butter up the bird, inside and out. Season with salt and pepper. Bake @ 350° F. 13 minute per pound (15 lb. turkey will take approx. 3hr. 15min.). Remove from oven, ensure internal temperature is 165° F. and let rest covered 30-60 minutes.
  • Carefully remove turkey from pan and place on cutting board. Carve off a few pieces of breast meat, and remove pone of the turkey legs. Remove meat from turkey leg and chop with breast meat. Set aside 2 cups of chopped turkey.



Calories: 8454kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1048g | Fat: 457g | Saturated Fat: 187g | Trans Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 3966mg | Sodium: 27962mg | Potassium: 10959mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 8411IU | Calcium: 625mg | Iron: 42mg