Baked Turkey with Stuffing
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Total: 258minPreparation: 18minCooking: 220minWait: 20min
- Portions: 12.00
- Difficulty: Intermediate
- Cutting board
- Baking dish
- Area foil
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Rinse turkey inside and out. Pat dry. Season turkey with Season Up, garlic, chive, and thyme. Leave to marinate in refrigerator while stuffing is prepared.
Using butter, saute the next 6 ingredients for 5 minutes.
Add breadcrumbs and stir.
Add enough chicken broth to moisten stuffing, tossing lightly to mix thoroughly. Spoon stuffing into the body cavity of the turkey.
Pull neck skin down to the back and fasten with toothpick.
Tuck legs under band of skin, or tie to tail with string and twist wing tips under the back
Place any remaining stuffing in a buttered casserole dish to be baked alongside turkey for approx. 30 minutes.
Place turkey breast side up in a roasting pan. Brush with butter and insert meat thermometer into center of an inner thigh muscle. The thermometer should not touch the bone
Cover turkey loosely with foil. Roast turkey in preheated oven at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 3 - 3 1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 180 -185 degrees F
After 2 1/2 hours remove string from drumstick to allow even cooking in the thighs. Uncover turkey for last 1/2 hour of roasting.
Remove turkey from oven, cover and let rest for 20 minutes before carving