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Roast Turkey With Sage Stuffing

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  Turkey 14 Pound
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Melted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Onions 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), chopped
  Powdered sage 1 Tablespoon
  Marjoram 1 Teaspoon
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bread cubes 14 Cup (224 tbs)
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Melted butter 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt To Taste

1) Preheat the oven to 325°F (160°C).

2) Wipe the turkey with a damp cloth and sprinkle salt, pepper and lemon juice inside the turkey.
3) Combine 1 cup melted butter, celery, onions, sage, marjoram, thyme, salt and pepper.
4) In a large skillet, cook the mixture for about 10 minutes, until the vegetables are lightly browned. Alternately, cook in the microwave on HIGH for 2-4 minutes. 5) In a large bowl, place the bread crumbs, add the celery-onion mixture and toss well with the chicken stock and parsley.
6) Adjust the seasonings and stuff the turkey loosely with the dressing and secure with the skewer.
7) Place rest of the dressing in aluminum foil and bake during the last hour of roasting
8) Skewer the wings in closely and tie the legs together.
9) In a large roasting pan or on a broiler pan, place the turkey breast-side up over a rack.
10) Apply 1/2 cup melted butter over the turkey and cover the turkey with foil leave a gap for the steam to escape.
11) Roast in the preheated oven for 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours, basting with the melted butter and pan juices, every hour.
12) Uncover and roast the turkey for the last hour and place the foil-wrapped dressing by the side.

13) Slice and serve in a nice plate.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1954 Calories from Fat 1040

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 117 g179.8%

Saturated Fat 52 g260.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 717.6 mg239.2%

Sodium 1437.4 mg59.9%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g13.9%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 171 g341.2%

Vitamin A 45.8% Vitamin C 19.8%

Calcium 29.4% Iron 78.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roast Turkey With Sage Stuffing Recipe