Roast Turkey With Spicy Chorizo Stuffing

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

I found this recipe in the Thanksgiving issue of Easy Home Cooking. Sounds delicious and I need a safe place to keep it.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF.
  2. Remove the neck and giblets from the turkey; discard or reserve for another use.
  3. Place on a rack in a large roasting pan, breast side up.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  5. Rub the turkey evenly with oil and sprinkle evenly with chili powder mixture.
  6. Roast for 3 hours or until the breast reaches 170ºF and juices run clear.
  7. Meanwhile, place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  8. Toast pecans in the dry skillet; set aside on a plate.
  9. Coat the skillet with non stick spray and add the sausage, celery, onion and bell pepper.
  10. Cook until the sausage is no longer pink, about 4 min, stirring frequently.
  11. Add the remaining ingredients; stir gently, yet thoroughly to blend.
  12. Coat a 13x9" baking dish with cooking spray, add the sausage mixture, cover tightly and bake during last 40 min of roasting the turkey.
  13. Cover the turkey with foil and let stand for 15 min before carving.
  14. Serve stuffing on the side.
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I made only the stuffing for Christmas this year and my whole family loved it!! I did not use the pecans and I used 4 cups of chicken stock because it seemed as though it was going to be a little dry seeing as though I was not actually stuffing anything with it. Delish!!!!