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The World's Best Turkey Recipe - This delicious turkey recipe is moist and full of flavor. Perfect for thanksgiving or any other Holiday. Yummy!

The World's Best Turkey Recipe - A Tutorial

The World's Best Turkey Recipe - This delicious turkey recipe is moist and full of flavor. Perfect for thanksgiving or any other Holiday. Yummy!
Course Entree
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 10 servings
Calories 668 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan


For the Turkey

  • 10-14 lbs Turkey
  • 1 Bottle of Wine
  • Salt + Pepper
  • Onion Powder

For the Stuffing

  • 3 Large Onions peeled
  • 6 Plum Tomatoes
  • 2 Red Peppers
  • 5 Granny Smith Apples cored and seeded
  • 1 Jar Capers drained
  • 2 Cups Raisins
  • 1 Cup Green Olives pitted
  • 6 Strips Turkey Bacon or regular bacon
  • 4 Eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 Teaspoons Olive Oil

Tools needed

  • Roasting Rack
  • Turkey Injector
  • Cheesecloth
  • Probe thermometer


  1. Clean turkey inside and out and pat dry with paper towels
  2. Place turkey on a roasting pan with a rack
  3. Inject the bird ALL OVER with wine (red or white)
  4. Season with salt, pepper and onion powder
  5. Cover and place in the fridge to marinate for 48, 24 or 2 hours

For stuffing

  1. Place onions on a food processor and pulse a few times until the onion is cut in tiny pieces
  2. Repeat the same process with tomatoes and peppers
  3. Place a large pan over medium heat, add the olive oil and cook the tomatoes, onions and peppers until softened. Season with salt and pepper
  4. Meanwhile, place the apples on the food processor and pulse until the apple is cut in tiny pieces. Repeat the same process with the olives and the cooked bacon
  5. In a large bowl place the cooked onions, tomatoes and peppers. Add the olives, bacon, apples, capers and raisins. Mix until combined.
  6. Let this mixture cool BEFORE adding the eggs
  7. Add the eggs and mix

For the turkey

  1. Remove turkey from fridge and uncover
  2. Tuck the wings underneath the bird and tie his legs together with a string
  3. Preheat oven to 325 F.
  4. With a thin knife, make DEEP incisions all over the turkey.
  5. Using your hands, stuff each incision with stuffing. The more incisions the better
  6. Place the rest of the stuffing in the cavity and over the legs
  7. Season the surface of your turkey with salt and pepper
  8. Cover your turkey with a moistened cheesecloth
  9. Roast on the lower rack of your oven
  10. Every 45 min to 1 hour pour some wine over the cheesecloth to keep the bird moist
  11. The last hour remove the cheesecloth and keep basting
  12. Turkey is ready when a thermometer inserted the meaty part of the bird registers 160 F.
  13. Remove from oven and let it rest covered for at least 30 minutes. The bird will continue cooking to 165 F.
  14. Carve and serve!
Nutrition Facts
The World's Best Turkey Recipe - A Tutorial
Amount Per Serving
Calories 668 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 297mg99%
Sodium 625mg27%
Potassium 1274mg36%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 74g148%
Vitamin A 1435IU29%
Vitamin C 43.6mg53%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.