Cranberry Orange Stuffed Turkey

Stuffed Turkey Recipe
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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
5:45
Total Time
15 servings

Ingredients

Stuffing

3 cups
fresh or frozen cranberries
3/4 cup
sugar
1 1/2 cups
orange juice
1 (14 1/2-ounce) package (8 1/4 cups)
herb seasoned cubed stuffing mix
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
6 ribs (3 cups)
celery, sliced 1/2-inch
1 large (1 cup)
onion, 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

  1. 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.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all remaining stuffing ingredients in large bowl. Stir in cranberry mixture.
  3. 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.)
  4. 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 Tips

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
Cholesterol
395mg
Carbohydrates
40g
Protein
104g
Fat
31g
Sodium
730mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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.

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