Oven Roast Turkey

Oven Roast Turkey


  • 1 14-pound turkey, giblets removed, washed and dried.
  • 2 tbsp. melted butter.
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic.
  • 1 teaspoon of salt and pepper.
  • 1 large rosemary, chopped.
  • 1 tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped.
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano.
  • 1 large lemon juice and zest.
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tbsp. water.
  • 1 whole lemon.


  1. Preheat oven to 330F. 
  2. In a bowl mix olive butter, thyme, garlic, oregano, rosemary, lemon juice and zest, salt and black pepper.
  3. Dry the turkey using a paper towel and rub with spices very well from all sides, loosen the skin with a spoon and rub the spices under the skin.
  4. Stuff from the inside with 2 large lemons.
  5. Place the turkey in the baking pan, drizzle it with extra olive oil.
  6. Roast for 4 hours.
  7. Let it rest for 30 minutes before slicing.

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