Super Moist Roasted Turkey Recipe

Super Moist Roasted Turkey Recipe

Don't ruin the holidays by preparing a dried out turkey! Using mayonnaise in the preparation of your turkey helps to keep it moist and delicious! Your whole family is sure to love it!

  • Recipe Serves: 8
  • Prep Time : 15 min
  • Cook Time : 3 Hours
  • Stand Time 20 min


  • 10 lbs. fresh whole turkey o frozen whole turkey, thawed
  • 1 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon
  • 1 large shallot o onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 envelope Knorr® Roasted Turkey gravy mix, prepared according to package directions


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Remove giblets from turkey cavities and rinse turkey inside and out; pat dry with paper towels; set aside.
  2. Combine Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise, Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon, shallot and herbs in medium bowl; set aside. Starting at neck opening, gently loosen skin on turkey and evenly spread 1/2 of the mayonnaise mixture under skin. Tie legs together with kitchen string.
  3. Arrange turkey, breast side up, in large shallow roasting pan with rack; rub remaining mayonnaise mixture over outside of turkey. Tent with heavy-duty aluminum foil and roast for 1 hour. Decrease oven to 350° and roast turkey 1-1/2 hours. Remove foil and continue roasting, about 30 minutes, basting occasionally with pan juices, until thermometer inserted in thickest part of the thigh reaches 165°and skin is browned and crispy. Let stand covered loosely with foil 20 minutes before carving. Serve with hot, prepared Knorr® Roasted Turkey gravy mix .

*SUBSTITUTION: Use 1 tsp. dried rosemary, sage and/or thyme, crushed.

Cost per recipe*: $23.17.

Cost per serving*: $2.89.

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size 1 serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1000
Calories from Fat 470
Total Fat 52 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 420 mg
Sodium 1660 mg
Total Carbs 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 2 g
Protein 124 g
Calcium 8 %
Iron 30 %
Vitamin C 2 %
Vitamin A 6 %