Cider-Basted Turkey and Apple Gravy

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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
SERVES: 15
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Combine basting ingredients (1st 5 ingredients) in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Then set it aside.
  • Remove giblets and neck from inside turkey.
  • Place apples, onion thyme, and sage into turkey.
  • Rub breasts and legs with butter and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.
  • Pour 1/2 of the basting liquid over turkey.
  • Place in oven to roast for 30 minutes.
  • Pour remaining liquid over turkey and roast 2 more hours, basting frequently.
  • Add water if needed.
  • Add apple slices to pan juices around turkey.
  • Cover turkey and roast another 1 1/2 hours.
  • For gravy: Transfer apples from pan to a bowl.
  • Spoon off fat from pan juices.
  • Add enough chicken broth to measure 4 cups.
  • Add broth and apples to saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  • Mix apple cider and corn starch in a small bowl.
  • Whisk corn starch mixture into gravy.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
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