How Long to Cook a 30-Pound Turkey

When hosting for Thanksgiving or other food holidays, it's possible you may end up cooking a very large turkey. Here's how long to cook a turkey weighing in at 30 pounds.

Cooking a 30-Pound Turkey

You'll need to cook your 30 lb turkey for 4.5-5 hours at 325 F. Be sure to use a meat thermometer to guage when your turkey is done - It should register 170° F in the breast and 180° F in the thigh.

More Turkey Help

Use herbs, such as sage, in addition to salt, pepper, and onions for a delicious take on roast turkey. Our turkey recipe ensures flavorful results for your Thanksgiving dinner or for any other special-occasion dinner.


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