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Stuffed Turkey

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The stuffed turkey is a stuffed and roasted preparation of turkey that can be prepared with a stuffing of choice. served with a gravy of wine and broth mixed along with pan drippings of the turkey roasted with lemon juice and seasonings, the stuffed turkey is so simple and very filling when servd with a side salad. i generally serve this with watercress as garnish.
Ingredients
  Turkey 16 Pound
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Stuffing 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Gravy 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Clean turkey.
Sprinkle inside and out with salt and pepper, then drizzle with lemon juice.
Spoon desired amount of stuffing into cavities of turkey.
Secure openings with skewers and twine.
Put turkey, breast side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
Cover bird with a double thickness of cheesecloth soaked in butter.
Roast in a 325°F oven 41/2 to 51/2 hours, or until done (180°F to 185°F on a meat thermometer inserted in inside thigh muscle or thickest part of breast); baste with drippings several times during roasting.
For gravy, stir a small amount of flour with pan drippings.
Cook until bubbly.
Stir in equal parts of broth and wine.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Put turkey on a platter and garnish with watercress.
Accompany with gravy.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Servings: 
38

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