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Herbed Roasted Turkey in a Turkey Bag

Cooking a turkey new to you, or just looking for an easy bake and forget recipe?  Cooking a turkey in an oven bag is not only simple but will produce a juicy very tender turkey for your Thanksgiving table.  
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 1 Oven Cooking Bag
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 1 Turkey Thawed
  • 2 Carrots Peeled and rinsed
  • 2 Stalks Celery Cut in half
  • Garlic Cloves To taste, peeled
  • 1 Medium Onion Peeled & cut in half
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 tsp Dried Rosemary
  • 1 tsp Seasoned Salt
  • 1 tbsp Dried Rubbed Sage
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Black Pepper


  • Shake the tablespoon of flour in the Oven Cooking Bag and place the bag in a large roasting pan. Remove giblets, rinse and dry turkey.  Brush turkey with the vegetable oil, combine herbs and sprinkle all over turkey. Add the vegetables and cloves of garlic inside the bird cavity. Place turkey inside the oven cooking bag. Close oven bag with nylon tie. Then cut 6 (1/2-inch) slits in top of the cooking bag. Tuck ends of bag in pan. 
  • Bake turkey per directions on the cooking instructions card that came with your oven bag. Remove turkey from oven after designated cooking time, allow to rest for 20 mins, slice and enjoy!