Stuffed Turkey with Lemon, Oregano, and Red Onions


epicurious
300 mins (prep 60)
19 ingredients
makes 8 servings (with leftovers)
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.

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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" title="stock">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" title="stock">stock , heated to liquefy if gelled, or reduced-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 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)
  • equipment: a 17- by 14-inch flameproof roasting pan with a v-rack; kitchen string; a 2-qt measuring cup; a fat separator (optional)
  • garnish: oregano sprigs; lemon wedges

Nutrition

Serving Size (387.64 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 528.05 Calories from Fat 276.66
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30.74g 378.36%
Saturated Fat 14.68g 587.35%
Trans Fat 0.71g %
Cholesterol 408.9mg 1090.39%
Sodium 471.65mg 157.22%
Total Carbohydrate 10.5g 27.99%
Dietary Fiber 1.71 g 54.79%
Sugars 0.91 g %
Protein 51.36g 821.8%
Vitamin A 13047.79IU% Vitamin C 13.57mg%
Calcium 99.38mg% Iron 9.96mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
finely chopped shallots, finely chopped, grated lemon zest, red onions, italian sausage, unbaked, fresh lemon juice, a, a, lemon wedges, garnish
 

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