Turkey buying guide

THE ULTIMATE TURKEY GUIDE
Everything you need to know about buying, preparing
and cooking your Christmas turkey

Turkey buying guide

From a traditional whole bird to an easy-carve crown, no matter what your preference – or your number of guests – our Christmas turkey guide will help you choose the right type for your festive feast

WHOLE TURKEYS

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The traditional centrepiece for Christmas. A whole bird is fantastic value - you can feed your guests generously, make soup and gravy with the bones and have enough meat left over to transform into new dishes

Whole turkeys
Free range turkey


SERVING A FAMILY OF 5 >

You'll love our free range turkey

Waitrose 1 Free Range Dry Aged Bronze Feathered Turkey


HOSTING 8 OR 12 >

Our Free Range Bronze Feathered Turkey
is sure to impress

PREPARED TURKEYS

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Wow without the fuss! These turkeys don't require any prep, are the easiest to cook and the simplest to carve. They come stuffed, tied and adorned, ready for you to simply pop into the oven.

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SERVING 4 >

Free Range Stuffed Turkey Breast with Pork, Shallot & Herb Stuffing and a Bacon Lattice is perfect for a smaller gathering

Heston from Waitrose


OR FOR 10+ HUNGRY GUESTS >

Turkey breast, duck and stuffing combine in Heston from Waitrose Two Bird Wassailing Roast

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COOKING FOR 6-8 >

Try one of our new ready-stuffed delights: Cranberry Burst Turkey Parcel or Turkey Breast Joint with Pork, Butternut Squash, Chestnut & Spinach Stuffing

Prepared turkeys
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TURKEY CROWNS

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Consisting of just the breast meat on the bone, these are the ideal option if you’re a fan of the lighter-tasting white meat, shorter cooking times and easy carving. Our crowns come in a cooking bag to help retain the moisture, making it even simpler for you to cook

Waitrose 1 Free Range Bronze Feathered Turkey Crown with Prime Wing


SERVING 3-5 >

Waitrose 1 Free Range Bronze Feathered Turkey Crown with Prime Wing would
be ideal

Turkey Crown with Shallot & Smoked Sage Stuffing & Herb Butter


NEED A LARGER SIZE? >

Try a ready-stuffed turkey for a worthwhile shortcut - our Turkey Crown with Shallot & Smoked Sage Stuffing & Herb Butter feeds 10

Turkey crowns

MORE CHRISTMAS MAINS...

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TREAT VEGETARIAN OR VEGAN GUESTS TO SOMETHING SPECIAL >