Heather's Upside-Down Turkey

READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8-15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fill room-temperature bird with aromatics, including onion, orange, celery, apple, cinnamon stick, handful of cranberries, bay leaves.
  • Place bird UPSIDE-DOWN on rack in a roasting pan, rub with olive oil and favorite seasonings, including sage, rosemary, kosher salt, pepper. Add several cups of water or broth to the roasting pan; add more if needed as the bird cooks.
  • Pre-heat oven and roast turkey at 400 for 30 minutes, 350 for several hours, and 275 for the last hour or two. Allow about 13-14 minutes per pound of turkey. White meat should be 165 and dark meat should be 175 degrees F.
  • Rest the meat for 30 minutes, carve, and enjoy!
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