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Sweet and Savory Stuffed Turkey

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What is Thanksgiving without stuffed turkey? The stuffing for this turkey contains ground beef, ground pork, nuts, cranberries, apples and apricots which is the perfect sweet and savory combination.

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  • Servings: 16 to 18 servings


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PREHEAT oven to 325° F.

turkey in roasting pan, breast-side-up.

RUB turkey all over with olive oil and insert whole apple in turkey cavity. Pour evaporated milk over turkey; season with salt and pepper. Cover with foil.

ROAST for 3 ½ to 4 hours or until meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, without touching the bone reads 170° F or juices run clear when thigh is pierced. Let turkey rest for 30 minutes before carving. Prepare stuffing while turkey rests.

oil in large pan over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and ground pork; cook, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes or until no longer pink.

ADD pecans, pistachios, cranberries, apples, apricots, garlic and bouillon. Carefully pour in evaporated milk. Decrease heat to medium-low. Stir to combine.

COOK, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat; let rest for 10 minutes before serving.

CARVE turkey and serve with stuffing. Whole apple from cavity can be discarded.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 16 to 18 servings
Calories 600
Calories from Fat 290
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 500mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars 11g
Protein 60g
Vitamin A 10%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 15%
Iron 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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