Turkey Apple Stuffing Recipe Anyone? Mmmmm Delish!

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner!  It's time to get those final recipes in order and get ready!  Here's a good one to start the plans out!
MAKES: 10-12 servings  
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 3-3/4 hours + standing



1-1/2 cups chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup butter, cubed
9 cups day-old cubed whole wheat bread
3 cups finely chopped apples
3/4 cup raisins
1-1/2 teaspoons salt
1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 turkey (14 to 16 pounds)
Additional butter, melted

  • Directions

    1. In a Dutch oven, saute celery and onion in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in the bread cubes, apples, raisins, salt, thyme, sage and pepper.
    2. Just before baking, loosely stuff turkey with 4 cups stuffing. Place remaining stuffing in a greased 2-qt. baking dish; refrigerate until ready to bake. Skewer turkey openings; tie drumsticks together. Place breast side up on a rack in a roasting pan. Brush with melted butter.


    3. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 3-3/4 to 4 hours or until a thermometer reads 180° for the turkey and 165° for the stuffing, basting occasionally with pan drippings. (Cover loosely with foil if turkey browns too quickly.)
    4. Bake additional stuffing, covered, for 20-30 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until browned. Cover turkey and let stand for 20 minutes before removing stuffing and carving turkey. If desired, thicken pan drippings for gravy. Yield: 10-12 servings.
    Editor’s Note: Stuffing may be prepared as directed and baked separately in a greased 3-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 325° for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned.
  • Nutritional Facts

    1 serving (1 each) equals 839 calories, 41 g fat (16 g saturated fat), 317 mg cholesterol, 774 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 88 g protein.


  • Source: http://www.tasteofhome.com  

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