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Roasted Turkey with Smoked Paprika

Smoked Paprika adds sweet, smoky flavor and beautiful color to roasted turkey. Skill Level: Intermediate

20 min Prep
230 min Total
price per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 468
Protein 57.0g
Total Carbohydrates 4.1g
Dietary Fiber 1.1g
Net Carbohydrates 3.0g
Sugar 2.0g
Total Fat 23.2g
Saturated Fat 6.4g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 187.6mg
Sodium 1070.3mg
SmartPoints® 10.0


  • 13 pounds whole turkey (1 whole turkey (12-14 pounds))
  • 2 Tablespoons Italian Seasoning
  • 2 Tablespoons salt
  • 1 Tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried ground mustard
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1 yellow onion, quartered
  • 1 orange, quartered
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil


  1. Place oven rack in lowest position. Preheat oven to 325°F. Place roasting rack in shallow roasting pan.
  2. Rinse turkey; pat dry. Place turkey, breast-side up, in prepared pan.
  3. Mix next 6 ingredients in small bowl.Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of the seasoning mixture inside turkey. Stuff with celery, onion, orange and bay leaves. Brush turkey breast with oil. Spread remaining seasoning mixture over entire surface and under skin of turkey. Add 1/2 cup water to pan; cover loosely with heavy duty foil.
  4. Roast 1 hour. Remove foil. Roast 2 to 2 1/2 hours longer or until internal temperature reaches 165°F (175°F in thigh), basting occasionally with pan juices. Remove turkey from oven. Let stand 20 minutes. Transfer to platter or carving board and slice. Reserve pan juices to make gravy or to serve with turkey.

Price Per Serving based on average national price: excludes store savings and local grocery store pricing