Stuffed Turkey with Lemon, Oregano, and Red Onions
Stuffed Turkey with Lemon, Oregano, and Red Onions
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    The ingredients here evolved from the Miraglia family's favorite way to roast capon, but the simplicity of this dish will resonate with anyone looking for a beautiful and delicious all-American turkey.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped shallots (2 large)
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped oregano
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
    • 1 (14-pound) turkey at room temperature 1 hour, any feathers and quills removed with tweezers or needlenose pliers, reserving neck and giblets for stock (discard liver)
    • 2 large red onions, each cut into 8 wedges, keeping root ends intact
    • About 5 cups unbaked Italian sausage and bread stuffing , at room temperature
    • 4 cups turkey giblet stock , heated to liquefy if gelled, or reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
    • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
    • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
    • Equipment: a 17- by 14-inch flameproof roasting pan with a V-rack; kitchen string; a 2-qt measuring cup; a fat separator (optional)
    • 1 kitchen string
    • 1 2-quart measuring cup
    • 1 a fat separator (optional)
    • Garnish: oregano sprigs; lemon wedges
    • 1 lemon wedges

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 2109 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 222 g 341.2%
    • Saturated Fat: 69 g 346.04%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 575 mg 191.64%
    • Sodium: 512 mg 21.31%
    • Calcium: 40 mg 4%
    • Potassium: 245 mg 7%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.51%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 8 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.38%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 18 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 42 g
    • Vitamin A 415.06%
    • Vitamin C 33.99%
    • Vitamin D 98.53%
    • * 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 - Fat43
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
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    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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