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Christmas Turkey

This Christmas classic will go down a treat at the dinner table this festive season.


  • 4 kg turkey, thawed

  • 3 tsp McCormick Mixed Herbs

  • 2 tsp McCormick Garlic Powder

  • 1 tsp McCormick ground Salt

  • 1 tsp ground Black Pepper

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • Herb Roasted Potatoes

  • 4 (medium) potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges

  • 4 (medium) sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges

  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 tbsp McCormick Roast Vegetable seasoning


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180ºC (160ºC fan-forced)

  • 2.

    Remove the giblets and neck from the turkey. Pat the cavity and skin dry using paper towel. Place turkey on a baking tray.

  • 3.

    Mix all the turkey rub ingredients together with the olive oil and brush over the turkey and inside the cavity. Tie legs together with cotton string.

  • 4.

    Bake for 2 ½ hours or until cooked and golden, basting from time to time. After 1 ½ hours cooking, mix potatoes and sweet potatoes with oil and seasoning and place on a baking tray or around the turkey to cook, turning potatoes and sweet potatoes occasionally until tender, golden and crisp.

  • 5.

    To serve; place turkey on to a large serving platter with potatoes and accompanied with McCormick gravy and cooked beans.


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