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Holiday Roast Turkey Recipe

Looking for easy Thanksgiving recipes? This is a fail-proof way to cook the perfect turkey with just a few ingredients. Our delicious herb roasted turkey comes out of the oven golden on the outside and juicy on the inside. The turkey breast is juicy and flavorful. Serve it with our tasty Grainless Nut Stuffing and enjoy some Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie for dessert!
Core Plan approved
Advanced Plan approved
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 sevings


  • 1 organic turkey grass-fed
  • ½ lb butter
  • ½ tsp dried sage
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp dried marjoram leaves
  • ½ tsp crushed rosemary


  • Preheat oven to 425º F.
  • Rinse the turkey inside and out and then pat dry, stuff (if desired), and truss.
  • Cut a piece of cheesecloth to a length that will cover the turkey and unfold to a single thickness.
  • Melt ½ pound of butter in a small saucepan and add the dried sage, thyme, marjoram, and rosemary. Place cheesecloth in the pan and completely saturate. You can also brush skin with herb olive oil and baste every 15 minutes.
  • Place turkey in the oven and reduce heat to 325º F.
  • After 15 minutes, drape butter-soaked cheesecloth over the turkey so that it is completely covered. After an hour, baste the turkey every 15 minutes or so, to keep the cheesecloth moist (you can use leftover butter as well).
  • Remove the cheesecloth for the last 30 minutes of cooking time for crisp skin.
  • Allow the turkey to sit for at least 20 minutes before carving.