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Tempting Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing

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Tempting Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing is a delicious preparation that serves as a perfect dish for your parties. This delicious Tempting Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing is sure to get your guests send in those unreserved compliments about your cooking! Just try it!!
  Fatty bacon slices 1⁄4 Pound, chopped
  Canned whole peeled chestnuts 1 1⁄4 Pound, drained (1 Can)
  Fresh brown breadcrumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1 Put the bacon into a 900ml/1 1/2 pint (3 3/4 cup) mixing bowl, and microwave on full power for 2 minutes.
2 Place the chestnuts in a large bowl and mash with a fork.
3 Add the bacon and bacon fat, salt and pepper, breadcrumbs, butter and thyme to the chestnuts. Mix well.
4 Add beaten egg to bind, and use to stuff neck end of bird. Sew up and truss.
5 Proceed to cook turkey a
6 Arrange, breast side down, on an up turned tea plate in a 30 x 20 x 5cm/ 12x8x2 inch ovenproof glass dish.
7 Cover with a lid or a split roasting bag. Pierce bag, and microwave on full power for 17 minutes.
8 Turn turkey the right way up and cook for 1 1/2 hours on power 4 or DEFROST . Give the plate a half turn, three or four times during cooking.
9 Remove from the oven and stand, covered with a 'tent' of foil for 20 minutes before serving.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2136 Calories from Fat 382

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 44 g67.2%

Saturated Fat 22.1 g110.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 306 mg102%

Sodium 1070.2 mg44.6%

Total Carbohydrates 384 g128.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.8%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 53 g106.3%

Vitamin A 23.7% Vitamin C 4.2%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 39.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tempting Turkey With Chestnut Stuffing Recipe