Easy Roast Turkey with Apple Stuffing

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READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • Place onion, apple and half lemon in turkey cavity- reserve other half of lemon-put some of it in neck cavity if desired Place turkey breast side down on oiled rack in roasting pan.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Roast uncovered for 2 hours, basting with pan juices occasionally.
  • Wearing clean oven mitts or my preference disposable latex gloves, turn turkey breast side up Squeeze remaining lemon half over turkey breast and cover with bacon.
  • Roast basting occasionally about another 2 hours or until done with meat thermometer Giblet stock.
  • While turkey roasts place all ingredients in medium saucepan.
  • Bring to boil over medium heat.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour partly covered.
  • Strain and add liquid to gravy.
  • Apple Stuffing.
  • Cook bacon in skillet, until crisp and set aside.
  • Add onion, celery and garlic to skillet and cook until soft-set aside.
  • In large bowl, combine, bacon, onion, celery, garlic and lemon juice.
  • Add bread cubes, apple, egg, parsley and spices.
  • Spoon into greased baking dish.
  • Cover with foil and cook in oven along with turkey for 30 minutes.
  • Stir, add some juices from turkey and cook uncovered until golden brown.
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