Roast Turkey

Yield
Servings
Prep time
45 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
45 minutes

Description

Roast Turkey and Gravy with Apricot and Herb Stuffing. We stuff turkey with fresh seasonings, sweet apricots, and rich Plugrá butter, making for a tasty holiday meal.

Ingredients

6 T
Plugrá European-Style Butter
1 clv
garlic, chopped
1  
large shallot, chopped
2 t
chopped fresh thyme
2 t
chopped fresh sage
1  
12-14 pound turkey, neck and giblets reserved
   
salt and pepper to taste
2 c
chicken stock
1 1⁄3 c
dry white vermouth
3 c
chicken stock
2  
bay leaves
6 T
all purpose flour
1⁄2 c
chopped fresh parsley
4 T
Plugrá European-Style Butter
1 1⁄2 c
chopped onion
2 T
chopped fresh garlic
1⁄2 c
chopped celery
1⁄4 c
chopped scallions
4 c
dried bread cubes
1⁄3 c
dried apricots, roughly chopped
1⁄2 c
chopped walnuts
1 t
dried basil
1 t
dried oregano
1 t
dried sage
1⁄2 c
chicken stock
   
salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 °F. Heat the butter in a large sauté pan. Sauté the onion and garlic for about 5 minutes over medium heat. Add celery and scallions and sauté for 2 more minutes. In a large bowl, mix the onion mixture with all the remaining ingredients. Place the stuffing in a well-greased baking dish. Bake for 1 hour at 325 °F.