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Roast Turkey Breast With Rice Stuffing

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Ingredients
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Sliced celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crushed rosemary leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Frozen chopped spinach 10 Ounce, cooked, drained (1 Package)
  Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Turkey gravy 20 Ounce (2 Can)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Turkey breast 5 Pound
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 325° F
2. Season turkey inside our with salt and pepper

MAKING
3. In a skillet, melt the butter over a medium low flame.
4. Add onion, celery, and rosemary and sauté until softened.
5. Tip in spinach, rice, 2 tablespoons gravy, salt and pepper and heat through.
6. Spoon this stuffing into the cavity of the seasoned turkey.
7. Truss the bird and arrange it, breast side up on a roasting rack fitted over a pan.
8. Roast in preheated oven for almost 3 hours, basting the bird occasionally with pan drippings, until internal temperature of meat is about 180 to 185° F or juices run clean when knife is inserted in tight portion and leg moves easily.
9. Remove turkey to serving platter and cover with foil to keep warm

FINALIZING
10. Skim off fat from the pan juices leaving about 1/4 cup.
11. Stir in remaining gravy and heat on stove burner, stirring to loosen browned bits.
12. Strain into a sauce boat.

SERVING
13. Carve the stuffed bird into serving portions and serve with stuffing spooned on top and gravy passed on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
190 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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