Turkey with Cranberry Stuffing

Turkey with Cranberry Stuffing
  • 12 servings
  • 0:35 Preparation
  • 4:45 Cooking
  • 5:20 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 20 lb
    (9 kg)

    fresh turkey

  • stuffing

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    extra virgin olive oil

  • 1

    onion, coarsely chopped

  • 2

    carrots, coarsely chopped

  • 2

    celery, coarsely chopped

  • 2

    apples, diced

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    walnuts

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    dried cranberries

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    smartpoultry Seasoning

  • cooking

  • 3 cups
    (750 mL)

    water

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    butter, melted

  • sauce:

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    chicken broth

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    dried cranberries

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    flour

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    water

Preparation

In a skillet, heat oil on medium heat and cook vegetables. Add apples, nuts, cranberries.

Stir and poultry seasonings. Allow to cool slightly.

Preheat oven to 325°F (170°C).

Stuff turkey and tie with string.

Lay turkey on top of chopped vegetables in a roasting pan.

Cover tips of drumsticks and wings with foil. Add water to the pan, cover and bake the oven for 4 h45, basting with melted butter every hour. Bake uncovered while last 1 hour.

Take the turkey out of the oven and cool 15 minutes.

Pour cooking juices into a 4-cup (1-litre) container. Add chicken broth if necessary to make 4 cups. Pour into a pan and bring to a boil. Add cranberries and mustard.Mix flour and water together and stir into cooking juices, until well blended. Simmer 10 minutes. Adjust seasoning and thin or thicken gravy as needed.

Serve turkey with gravy, stuffing.

Source: Metro

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