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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
30 mins at 350° and at 325° F for 2 1/2 hours
stand:
20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings plus leftovers
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Ingredients

Turkey
Pan Gravy

Directions

Turkey
  • Heat oven to 350° F. Remove giblets from turkey and rinse turkey inside and out. Pat dry with paper towels. Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan. Tuck wings under breast.

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  • Loosely pack Apple-Sausage Stuffing into cavity. Tie legs together.

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  • Combine butter, honey, herbs, salt and pepper in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, until butter is melted. Brush over turkey, and also under skin on breast, if desired.

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  • Roast turkey at 350° F for 30 minutes. Baste with any remaining glaze. Lower oven temperature to 325° F. Cover with foil and continue to roast until thigh meat registers 165° F on an instant-read thermometer, about 2 1/2 more hours, or about 15 minutes per pound. Transfer turkey to platter and let stand 20 minutes.

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Pan Gravy
  • Strain pan drippings into a fat separator. Pour 1/2 cup defatted juices into a small saucepan along with 2 tablespoons of the turkey fat. Whisk in chicken broth and flour. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook 3 minutes. Garnish turkey with extra herbs and orange sections. Serve with gravy alongside.

Nutrition Facts

482 calories; total fat 15g; saturated fat 6g; cholesterol 240mg; sodium 306mg; carbohydrates 3g; fiber 0g; protein 78g.
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