Oven Roasted Turkey with Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper
Complete directions on how to make an oven roasted turkey. Perfect for the holidays!
  • 1 whole turkey (size based upon how much you need)
  • 3-4 stalks celery
  • 4-6 baby carrots
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • olive oil (around ¼ c or so)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 roasting bag
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F (or according to package directions on your roasting bag).
  2. Make stuffing and set aside.
  3. Remove outer bag from turkey. Open legs and top of turkey and remove the neck and giblets. Set aside to use in soup of stuffing (or discard).
  4. Rinse turkey in a clean sink inside and out.
  5. Drizzle olive oil on top and rub all over bird.
  6. Sprinkle with desired amount of salt and pepper.
  7. Place stuffing into the cavity of the turkey (top and bottom, if desired) and close legs back together with plastic clip. Set aside turkey while preparing the roasting bag.
  8. Open the roasting bag and put in 1 T flour. Close bag and shake vigorously. Place bag in roasting pan. Place celery stalks, carrots, and onion in the bottom of the roasting bag.
  9. With help, slide the oiled and stuffed turkey into the bag. Secure with the plastic tie.
  10. Cut several slits into the top to allow for venting.
  11. Bake according to package directions (mine took 2.5 hours for a 13 lb. turkey).
  12. Remove from oven, set aside juices for gravy (see recipe below), and slice and serve!
Recipe by Home Baked Joy at https://www.homebakedjoy.com/oven-roasted-turkey/