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Roast Turkey With Country Gravy

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Ingredients
  Turkey 10 Pound (1 Whole)
  Celery stalks 2 , chopped
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
For country gravy
  Pan drippings 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Poultry dressing 7 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Hot water/Consomme / beef stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash turkey and pat dry with paper towel.
2. Season inside with salt.
3. In a 4 cup liquid measure, take celery and onion with butter or margarine.
4. Cook at 450° F for 5 minutes.
5. Combine it with package dressing and water.
6. Stuff turkey with the dressing mixture.
7. Tie legs together and then tie the legs.
8. Seal the neck opening with a small wooden skewer.
9. Tie the wings with the body.
10. In a cup, blend oil and brown sauce.
11. Brush oil on the bird.

MAKING
12. On a metal rack over 7-1/2" x 12" utility dish, place the turkey with the breast side down.
13. Cover the bird with wax paper.
14. Cook at 350° F for 9-1/2 to 10-1/2 minutes per pound.
15. Cook 1/4 of the total time, turn dish and apply oil mixture.
16. Cook for another 1/4 of the time, turn turkey, breast side up, and oil the bird.
17. Cook for another 1/4 of the time, turn dish again and baste.
18. Cook the rest 1/4 length of time.
19. Remove the turkey from dish and wrap with aluminium foil and let it sit for 20 minutes.

FINALISING
20. In a dish, take 1 cup dripping from utility dish.
21. Add flour to make a smooth paste.
22. Cook at 350° F for 8 minutes; stir twice.
23. Add hot liquid and cook for 5 more minutes.
24. Season with salt and pepper.

SERVING
25. 26. Serve turkey with Country Gravy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Curry
Occasion: 
Thanksgiving
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
100 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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