Stuffed Turkey Recipe

Cranberry Orange Stuffed Turkey

Present a picture-perfect turkey with this recipe, filled with cranberry and orange bread stuffing, to complete the perfect Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

45 min.prep time 5:45total time
15 servings
151 Rating

Ingredients

Stuffing

3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
3/4 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups orange juice
1 (14 1/2-ounce) (8 1/4 cups) package herb seasoned cubed stuffing mix
1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
6 ribs (3 cups) celery, sliced 1/2-inch
2 medium (1 cup) onions, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon allspice

Turkey

1 (18- to 22-pound) fresh or frozen turkey, thawed

Sauce

1/2 cup orange juice
2 (10-ounce) packages frozen cranberry-orange sauce

Directions

Stir together cranberries, sugar and 1 1/2 cups orange juice in 3-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until cranberries pop and sugar dissolves (9 to 11 minutes); cool 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine all remaining stuffing ingredients in large bowl. Stir in cranberry mixture.

Heat oven to 325°F. Stuff turkey with stuffing. Place turkey on rack in roasting pan. Bake as directed on turkey package or approximately 5 to 6 hours. (Meat thermometer should read 180°F in thigh.)

Meanwhile, combine all sauce ingredients in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until melted (5 to 6 minutes). Loosely cover turkey with aluminum foil if browning too quickly. Serve sauce with turkey.

Recipe Tip

To bake stuffing in casserole, place stuffing mixture into greased 3-quart casserole dish. Bake, uncovered, for 60 to 70 minutes or until celery is tender.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 870

Fat: 31g

Cholesterol: 395mg

Sodium: 730mg

Carbohydrates: 40g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 104g

Recipe #7868©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

We used this recipe without the sauce. Everyone enjoyed it and I recieved a call this year for the recipe! So it was well remembered.

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
5 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Or
Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Submit
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval

Message:

Your friend thought you might be interested in Cranberry Orange Stuffed Turkey

Latest Blog

S’mores Bars…The Story of my S’More Obsession
September 11, 2014 by Mallory

I have a bit of an obsession. Lately, I cannot get enough of s’mores. If you take a look at my Pinterest board, you’ll notice that half of my pins are s’more-related. S’more cupcakes, s’more puppy chow, s’more lattes...it just never ends. So, it’s no surprise that I developed a recipe for S’mores Bars. More ...

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.

FPO IMAGE

YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.

    Close

    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.


    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required
    Submit

    Thanks.

    Your question has been submitted.



    Close Window

    Email: