Spiced Buttermilk-Brined Turkey
Spiced Buttermilk-Brined Turkey
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  • Summary

    Fragrant spices permeate the buttermilk brine for this holiday centerpiece.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups coarse salt
    • 6 bay leaves
    • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
    • 1 tablespoon juniper berries
    • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
    • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
    • 1 teaspoon black or brown mustard seeds
    • 1 turkey (18 to 20 pounds), rinsed, neck and giblets reserved for stock, liver reserved for stuffing, if desired
    • 3 quarts buttermilk
    • 2 medium onions, thinly sliced
    • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 1 bunch fresh thyme

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 18
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1024 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 43 g 65.91%
    • Saturated Fat: 12 g 62.29%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 3272 mg 1090.81%
    • Sodium: 8509 mg 354.54%
    • Calcium: 298 mg 29.79%
    • Potassium: 1041 mg 29.74%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 9 mg 51.73%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 9 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.07%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 142 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 10 g
    • Vitamin A 3614.05%
    • Vitamin C 193.77%
    • Vitamin D 0.41%
    • * 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk1
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat19
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total18 oz-eq

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