Citrus-Rubbed Turkey with Cider Gravy
Citrus-Rubbed Turkey with Cider Gravy
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 45 min
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  • Summary

    A citrus-salt rub the night before results in a succulent turkey; a sprinkle of paprika adds extra flavor and a deep, dark color.

    Ingredients

    • 1 whole turkey (12 to 14 pounds), thawed if frozen, neck and giblets removed
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
    • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest plus 1/2 cup juice (from 4 lemons)
    • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest plus 1 cup juice (from 2 oranges)
    • Coarse salt and pepper
    • 2 stalks celery, cut into thirds
    • 2 carrots, cut into thirds
    • 1 large yellow onion, cut into 6 wedges
    • 4 1/2 cups unbaked Bacon-Cornbread Stuffing
    • 1/4 cup paprika, divided
    • 2 cups apple cider
    • 1 stick unsalted butter
    • 2 cups chicken broth, divided
    • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2119 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 40.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 21 mg 7.02%
    • Sodium: 425 mg 17.71%
    • Calcium: 307 mg 30.68%
    • Potassium: 1347 mg 38.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 12 mg 67.78%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 418 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 101 g 405.81%
    • Sugar: 12 g
    • Protein: 52 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 101.56%
    • Vitamin C 5.04%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch27
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total20 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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