Roast Turkey and Stuffing Recipe

Ingredients for Roast Turkey and Stuffing Recipe

  • 1 turkey
  • 1 quart fine breadcrumbs
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon powdered thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup country sausage
  • A little warm water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 6-7 strips salt pork
  • Dusting of flour
  • Melted vegetable shortening

Instructions

  1. Mix sausage with breadcrumbs, add egg well beaten, vegetable shortening, seasonings, grated rind and strained juice of lemon.
  2. Moisten with a little hot water but be careful not to make stuffing too moist.
  3. Fill breast of bird with stuffing.
  4. Place salt pork in bottom of roasting pan, lay in turkey, and place several strips salt pork over breast and sprinkle lightly with flour.
  5. Roast at 375 degrees F until the temperature in thigh reaches 180 degrees. Typically allow 15-20 minutes per pound.
  6. Baste occasionally with melted vegetable shortening.
  7. Serve hot decorated with cooked onions, celery tips, cranberries, and parsley.

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Roast Turkey and Stuffing Recipe