perfect turkey recipes for christmas day with lemon and herbs on top

For many of us, Christmas dinner is all about the turkey.

Juicy meat, crispy skin and the most epic leftovers, it’s the ultimate festive centrepiece. So whether you’re after a classic fail-safe recipe or something a little bit different, our top turkey recipes will do you right.


Preparation is key to getting a whole turkey on the table in time. Get ahead the day before with Jamie’ fail-safe recipe to take the pressure off.


When it comes to cooking a turkey, it’s all about the timings – follow Jamie’s easy guide to cooking a turkey so you aren’t flapping about when The Big Day arrives. And if you’re looking for turkey carving tips, look no further.


Guarantee heaps of festive flavour from just 5 ingredients with Jamie’s cranberry-basted turkey recipe. With crispy bacon and flavoured butter, it’s a joy.


Fragrant woody herbs, sweet clementine and the easiest trivet, Jamie’s easy  turkey recipe is always a winner. Properly simple and ridiculously tasty.


Untraditional but totally beautiful, flex this turkey recipe depending on how many you’re hosting. Go for the crown, stuffed legs, or both!


Feeding a crowd or just fancy lots of leftovers? This is the turkey recipe for you – get ahead to take the stress out of cooking on the day.


Go all out with this showstopping turkey recipe, complete with pork and apricot stuffing and next-level gravy.


An oldie but a goodie, this hassle-free turkey recipe is all about the beauty of simplicity. With a classic sage and pork stuffing, you can’t go wrong.


Why not try something new on the turkey-front? Dramatic and seriously delicious, this turkey Wellington recipe is a brilliant alternative to roast turkey.

Looking for ways to use up those mighty leftovers? Check out our favourite ways to use up cooked turkey