Turkey in a Bag


  • 1 (12 pound) whole turkey
  • Salt & ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 5 stalks celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 large onions, quartered
  • 1 large turkey bag

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Remove & discard giblets.

Step 3: Rinse turkey & pat dry.

Step 4: Season turkey with salt & pepper.

Step 5: Sprinkle the bottom of the turkey bag with flour.

Step 6: Place turkey in bag and add celery & onions.

Step 7: Seal the bag and transfer to a roasting pan; poke several holes in the bag with a fork.

Step 8: Bake in the preheated oven until turkey is cooked and the juices run clear, about 3 to 3 1/2 hours.  An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thigh meat should read about 180 degrees F.

Step 9: Remove turkey from bag, carve & serve!

Perfect for first-timers & busy folks alike, enjoy this easy turkey-in-a-bag from AllRecipes!