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Homemade Holiday Turkey

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Ingredients
  Turkey 1 Pound
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Bacon 12 Ounce, sliced
  Sage sausage 16 Ounce
  Pecan 1 Teaspoon, soaked
  Fig woods 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Rinse and pat dry turkey.
2. Rub turkey with olive or vegetable oil.

MAKING
3. Stuff cavity with 1 package sliced bacon and 1 package sage sausage.
4. Season turkey with salt, pepper, sage, garlic and paprika.
5. Place turkey in smoker and smoke at low heat with soaked pecan and fig woods for 1 ½ hours.
6. As wood begins to ignite, spray with water to keep heat low.
7. Transfer turkey to dutch oven and cook at 325-250˚ F for approximately 3 hours.
8. Carefully remove turkey from oven and let stand for 10 minutes.
9. Remove stuffing and set aside for soup mixture.

SERVING
10. Slice and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty, Crispy
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Channel: 
DiabeticLiving
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
280 Minutes
Ready In: 
300 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 607 Calories from Fat 402

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g70.9%

Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 149.1 mg49.7%

Sodium 1352.2 mg56.3%

Total Carbohydrates 0.42 g0.14%

Dietary Fiber 0.16 g0.62%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 46 g91.6%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 9.1%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 14.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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