How to cook a Turkey for Beginners – 60 second Christmas – Recipes by Warren Nash

If you’ve been put in charge of the biggest dinner of the year, then first things first – you’ll need to learn how to cook a turkey for Christmas or Thanksgiving.

Panic not – contrary to most cooking shows out there, you don’t need to prime the turkey with herbs and spices, or soak in water blessed by the Pope! In fact, the steps involved to cook a turkey are very easy and basic. Cooking a turkey just takes time, so plan accordingly. #ChristmasIn60

Turkey cooking times:

– Allow 45 minutes per kg plus 20 minutes for a turkey under 4.5kg
– Allow 40 minutes per kg for a turkey that’s between 4.5kg and 6.5kg
– Allow 35 minutes per kg for a turkey of more than 6.5kg

(courtesy of NHS Choices).

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– 1 Turkey
– Olive Oil