PREP TIME: 0min COOK TIME: 3hr 30min
Place rack in bottom third of oven and preheat to 325°F.
Place turkey on rack set in large roasting pan. Tuck wing tips under and tie legs together with kitchen string to hold shape.
Pour 1 cup water into bottom of roasting pan. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, salt, herbs and pepper. Rub half of mixture over turkey; cover with foil and roast 2 1/2 hours.
Remove foil and brush with remaining herb mixture.
Continue to roast, basting every 20 minutes with pan juices, for another 1/2 to 1 1/4 hours or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part of thigh registers 180°F. Remove turkey from oven, cover loosely with foil and let stand at least 20 minutes before carving.
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