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Braised Turkey

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Ingredients
  Turkey stuffing 8 Pound
  Salt pork 1⁄2 Pound, sliced thinly
  Chopped turnips 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Stock/Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Directions

Prepare turkey as for roasting and place pieces of salt pork over breast and legs.
In a covered roaster spread the vegetables and remaining salt pork and place turkey breast up in the mixture.
Cover tightly and cook in moderate oven (350 F.) until tender, about 25 minutes per pound.
Add water or stock after bird has been cooking about 1/2 hour.
During last half hour, remove cover and salt pork from turkey and allow to brown.
Serve with gravy.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Braising
Ingredient: 
Poultry
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
10

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 595 Calories from Fat 208

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.9%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g34.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.4 mg6.8%

Sodium 1901 mg79.2%

Total Carbohydrates 79 g26.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.62 g2.5%

Sugars 8.5 g

Protein 14 g28.9%

Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 6.2%

Calcium 1.4% Iron 1.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Braised Turkey Recipe