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  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Poultry seasoning 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Celery 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Stale white bread cubes 16 Cup (256 tbs), lightly toasted
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oysters 1 Quart
  Pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon

Melt the butter in a large heavy skillet.
Add the onion, celery, and parsley and saute over medium heat until the vegetables are tender.
Do not brown.
Add the salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning.
Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.
Place the bread cubes in a large bowl.
Add the sauteed vegetables.
Mix well.
Drain the oysters on paper towels, reserving the liquid.
Chop the oysters coarsely.
Add to the mixture, tossing gently to mix well.
Add a little of the reserved oyster liquid if the dressing seems too dry.
Taste for seasoning.
Stuff and truss the turkey.
Place any leftover dressing in a buttered casserole.
Bake in the oven with the turkey for the last 30 minutes of the roasting time.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4522 Calories from Fat 1826

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 207 g318.9%

Saturated Fat 121.5 g607.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 956.8 mg318.9%

Sodium 7121.1 mg296.7%

Total Carbohydrates 478 g159.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g35%

Sugars 8.1 g

Protein 176 g352.7%

Vitamin A 246.1% Vitamin C 217.8%

Calcium 214.2% Iron 341%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Oyster Dressing Recipe