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Turkey With Mushroom Sausage Stuffing And Tarragon Gravy

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  Turkey 14 Pound (1 Bird)
  Butter 6 Tablespoon, softened
  Fresh tarragon 2 Bunch (200 gm), chopped
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Chicken broth 8 Cup (128 tbs)

Preheat the oven to 325° F.
Fill the cavity of the turkey with stuffing.
Rub the outside of the turkey with 3 tablespoons of the butter, the tarragon, salt, and pepper.
Pour 6 cups of broth into the bottom of the roasting pan.
Bake the turkey for about 4 hours, basting every 30 minutes or so.
If the bird starts getting too brown, cover with a foil tent.
(Check for doneness with a meat thermometer—it should register somewhere between 162°F and 170°F.) When the turkey is cooked, remove it from the pan and keep warm.
Pour off most of the fat in the roasting pan, until only 2 to 3 tablespoons remain.
Heat the remaining 2 cups of broth.
Place the roasting pan on the stovetop over high heat and add the hot broth, scraping the brown bits off the bottom of the pan.
Reduce by half and remove from the heat.
Add the remaining butter, one tablespoon at a time, until well combined.
Carve the turkey and serve with the stuffing and delicious tarragon-flavored gravy.
Be sure to put lots of sauce on the plate so the other side dishes are flavored by these great-tasting juices.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
250 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 397 Calories from Fat 179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.7%

Saturated Fat 6.5 g32.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 170.2 mg56.7%

Sodium 345.2 mg14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.54 g2.2%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 48 g96.7%

Vitamin A 7.9% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 11.6% Iron 29%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkey With Mushroom Sausage Stuffing And Tarragon Gravy Recipe