Turkey 12-16# or more
Use 2 tbsp. Herb Rub. Rub bird with Olive Oil, then season under breast meat skin, inside cavity and turkey surface.
In general, a turkey should be roasted 10-12 minutes per pound if it is not stuffed and 12-15 minutes per pound if it is stuffed.
Preheat Oven to 325 degrees F.
Place turkey breast side up on a roasting rack in a roasting pan. Put on lowest level of oven and bake at 325 degrees for 1 ½ hours or until golden brown.To prevent over browning and have nice, deep brown skin all over, cover the brown parts loosely with aluminum foil, making sure that edges of the foil are tucked inside roasting pan. This is especially important with larger birds. Reduce temperature to 250 degrees F. Continue cooking until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the thigh registers 175-180 degrees F.
Holiday Turkey and Classic Herb & Poultry Rub are versatile and can be used as a:
Use 1 Tbsp. per 1 lb. of meat.
Use 2 Tbsp. with ¼ cup of water and ¼ cup of vegetable oil per 2 lb. Meat, Seafood or Vegetables.
Soup & Pasta: Sprinkle Lightly.