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“Nothing is better than bacon, except when it's Thanksgiving Day and your turkey is wrapped in some.”
2hrs 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F.
  2. Wash the turkey inside and out and pat dry.
  3. Mix together the poultry seasoning, minced garlic and olive oil to make a paste. Rub the paste underneath the skin of the breasts of the turkey, carefully so you do not tear the skin.
  4. Add 2 cups of water to the roasting pan. Place turkey into roasting pan on a rack over the water.
  5. Roast the turkey for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven and turn the heat down to 350 degrees. Cover the turkey in the bacon slices, in cross-hatch form or just by overlapping the slices in strips. Put back in the oven and continue to cook for 2 more hours or until an internal thermometer temperature reaches 160 degrees.

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