Roast Turkey in the NuWave

Ready in 1h

Can cook up to a 16 lb turkey in the NuWave. It will be very moist and flavorful


1 (12 lb) Turkey; Whole
1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil
1 stick Margarine
2 Tbsp Salt; or enough to sprinkle over & inside turkey
1 medium onion; cut into quarter
1 large carrot; quartered
2 large stalks celery
1 large clove garlic; peeled and quartered

Original recipe makes 15 Servings



Remove giblets from turkey

Rinse turkey and pat dry

Place turkey breast side up on the rack in the 1" position (in the NuWave oven

Wearing rubber gloves, pour oil over turkey making sure to include the cavity. Rub oil into the outside skin of the turkey.

Sprinkle salt inside the cavity and over the outside of the turkey

Place butter, onion, carrot, celery and garlic inside the cavity of the turkey

Turn turkey breast side down on the oven rack, brush oil over the back and salt

Push the wing behind the leg

Use the extender ring. If the turkey starts to get too brown, cover it with parchment paper

Cook the turkey to 170 - 180 degrees F. (12 minutes per pound or 15 minutes per pound if the turkey is stuffed).

Cook the turkey for half the total time.

Turn the turkey breast side up and cook the remaining time. Check temperature with a meat thermometer.

Let turkey sit 1/2 to 1 hour before carving.


If frozen, you can cook it in the NuWave for 15 mins per pound or 18 minutes per pound if stuffed.

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