Turkey with Greek Olive Oil

Turkey with Greek Olive Oil

1 (12 Pound) Turkey

1 Cup Ilias and Sons original blend olive oil

2 Tablespoons Garlic Powder or 1 head of Garlic Mashed

2 teaspoons dried basil or 10 leaves fresh basil


1 teaspoon ground sage

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

2 cups of chicken stock

  1. Preheat oven to 325 Degrees F (165 Degrees C). Clean turkey (Discard organs), and place in a roasting pan with a lid.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine Ilias and Sons Original Blend Olive oil, garlic, basil, sage, salt, black pepper. Using a basting brush, apply the mixture to the outside.
  3. Bake for 3 to 3 ½ hours, or when the internal temperature of the thickest part of the thigh measures 180 degrees’ f (82-degree C). Remove Turkey from the oven, and allow 30 minutes before carving.