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Roast Turkey with Herb Stuffing


Roast Turkey with Herb Stuffing

Roast Turkey with Herb Stuffing

Yield

Makes 10 servings

Ingredients

4 cups cubed fresh herb- or garlic-flavored breadsticks
1 turkey (8 to 10 pounds)
1 tablespoon margarine
1-1/2 cups sliced mushrooms
1 cup chopped onion
2/3 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place breadstick cubes on nonstick baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes to dry.
  2. Remove giblets from turkey. Melt margarine in large nonstick skillet. Add mushrooms, onion and celery. Cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is soft and golden; remove from heat. Add parsley, tarragon, thyme, pepper and bread cubes; stir until blended. Gently mix chicken broth into bread cube mixture. Fill turkey cavities with stuffing.
  3. Spray roasting pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place turkey, breast side up, in roasting pan. Bake at 350°F 3 hours or until meat thermometer inserted into thigh registers 180°F and juices run clear.
  4. Transfer turkey to serving platter. Cover loosely with foil; let stand 20 minutes. Remove and discard skin, if desired. Slice turkey and serve with herb stuffing.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 193 mg
Protein 27 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 7 g
Calories from Fat 28 %
Calories 237

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Meat 3

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