Whole turkey surrounded by citrus fruit and bay leaves

Turkey recipes

Our incredible turkey recipes make the perfect crowd-pleasing centrepiece, whether you want a traditional roast, a simple turkey crown recipe or a modern bird with all the trimmings.

3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Cooking for a smaller crowd this Christmas? Try this roast turkey breast as an easy alternative to cooking a whole turkey for your festive dinner

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Succulent, cider-roasted turkey, with tender glazed apples and pear makes the ultimate centrepiece for your Christmas table

4 hrs and 15 mins
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5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A festive twist on the classic British dish of beef wellington, rich with chestnuts and stuffing

3 hrs and 40 mins
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Whether you're cooking your first or your fifteenth Christmas dinner, this herb-scented turkey is foolproof and has loads of flavour

4 hrs
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The classic Christmas turkey with a flavour-packed sausage-based stuffing – you'll have plenty left to serve on the side too

4 hrs and 20 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Classic roast turkey not your thing? Add a bit of spice and some special sausages and make a meal to remember

3 hrs and 45 mins
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3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Roasting your Christmas turkey with a flavoured butter locks in moisture for a zesty, juicy finish ready to garnish with trimmings

4 hrs and 25 mins
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2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

If a huge turkey seems too much to bear and turkey sandwiches aren't your thing, opt for a crown instead of a whole bird

1 hr and 50 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

For a perfectly moist and succulent turkey, follow Emma Lewis's tips for a creamy mascarpone stuffing

4 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The potatoes and turkey crown cook together and there's no need to baste - and it's delicious. Easy and stress free

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this traditional based turkey with its easy citrus twist that transforms it into a Christmas Day showstopper

4 hrs and 30 mins
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4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A finishing touch of a lattice of bacon makes this turkey a Christmas dinner centre-stage star

4 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

An original centrepiece that's great for entertaining – swap beef for turkey, and add fruit sauce and stuffing to your pastry roll

2 hrs and 5 mins
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1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Ensure juicy meat by inserting streaky bacon under the skin of your big bird. A tangy mustard baste creates an extra tasty gravy

4 hrs and 30 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Smoke your turkey crown for Christmas dinner with a twist. If you skip the smoking step, this recipe will still give you an easy, succulent roast

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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