Turkey With Pistachio Stuffing

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Total Time
3hrs 35mins
35 mins
3 hrs

Rick Brown is a host of Barbecue America, a travel and cooking show on public TV. I have made this a couple times before and it is truly awsome!

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  1. In a large skillet using medium heat melt the butter and add the Pistachio's until they start turning brown. Remove and put in a small bowl. Add the remaining butter,leek,cinnamon and cloves. Cook until the leek is soft.
  2. Now add the cooked rice, stock,tomato,miny,allspice,oregano,cumin, garlic power,salt and pepper. Cook on low for 10 minutes stirring all the time. Stir in the pastachio's and let set for 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat grill at 325. Wash the turkey under cold water inside and out. Pat dry and set on a roasting rack inside a roasting pan. Fill the cavity with the stuffing. Use a skewer to close the cavity.
  4. Baste the top and side with the butter ans season with salt and pepper. Pour 2 cups of water in the bottom of the roasting pan.Place the turkey in the grill basting occasionally. Roast until the breast reads 165 degrees, about 3 1/2 to 3 hours 45 minutes. Remove the turkey from the grill, covering it with aluminum foil and let it rest for 15 minutes.