Sweet and Savory Stuffed Turkey

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.

20 mins. to Prepare

225 mins. Cooking Time

10 mins. Standing Time standing

255 mins. Total

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.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 16 to 18 servings
Calories from Fat290
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 9g44%
Cholesterol 215mg72%
Sodium 500mg21%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Dietary Fiber 2g7%
Sugars 11g
Protein 60g
Vitamin A10%
Vitamin C2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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