How much turkey per person should I plan on preparing?

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Turkey and Holiday Cooking Tips and FAQ

How much turkey per person should I plan on preparing?

Answer:

About 1 1/2 pounds per every adult and 3/4 pound for each child. For example, a 16 1/2 -pound turkey will feed a dinner party of 9 adults and 3 children. This amount allows for some leftovers.