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    Roast Turkey With Caramelized Onion Balsamic Gravy

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    4 hrs 30 mins

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    4 hrs

    baezus's Note:

    We made this for Passover and it was a great hit! Cooked in a Nesco oven (you can keep it breast side up) it was roasted to perfection with gorgeous skin and juicy tender meat. The gravy was delicious and tangy and no lumps.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. 2
      Make a paste out of olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and duck sauce.
    3. 3
      Rub spice mixture all over the turkey. Place turkey, breast side down, in a large roasting pan. You can sprinkle on more of the pepper, paprikea, and garlic powder if desired. Let turkey come to room temperature for 20 minutes. Bake 2 hours, covered. (Tie the legs together with kitchen twine or secure with foil.).
    4. 4
      Lower temperature to 350 degrees. and uncover. Turn turkey breast side up, being careful not to prick skin. Bake 1 hour.
    5. 5
      Flip turkey over again and baste with pineapple juice every 15 minutes for another 1/2 to 1 hour. Turkey is done when juices run clear when pierced with a fork. Place turkey on a platter; reserve liquid in pan for gravy.
    6. 6
      Prepare the gravy: Combine chicken stock, turkey giblets and neck if desired, quartered onion, and bay leaf in a pot. Simmer about 1 hour or until reduced to 3 cups of liquid, skimming the surface if necessary.
    7. 7
      In a large skillet, melt margarine over medium-high heat. Add sliced onions, rosemary, and sage and saute about 15 minutes or until onions are golden. Add Potato starch; stir 1 minute. Gradually wihisk in chicken stock mixture, discarding bay leaf, turkey neck, giblets, and quartered onion. Boil about 3 minutes or until the gravy thickens, stirring often. Whisk in the vinegar.
    8. 8
      Rewarm the gravy and thin with more chicken stock if necessary. Pour over sliced turkey or serve on the side.

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    Nutritional Facts for Roast Turkey With Caramelized Onion Balsamic Gravy

    Serving Size: 1 (395 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 626.3
    Calories from Fat 306
    Total Fat 34.0 g
    Saturated Fat 8.2 g
    Cholesterol 191.7 mg
    Sodium 641.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 16.0 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    Sugars 5.6 g
    Protein 60.4 g

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