Stuffed Turkey with Caramelized Red Onions

Stuffed Turkey with Caramelized Red Onions

  • Preparation 1 h 15 min
  • Cooking 4 h
  • Marinating 2 days
  • Servings 12

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Ingredients

    • 1 turkey, about 16 lb (7 kg)
  • Brine

    • 32 cups (8 litres) cold water
    • 1 cup (210 g) brown sugar
    • 3/4 cup (180 g) salt
    • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 tsp black peppercorns, crushed
  • Stuffing

    • 1 lb (450 g) ground pork
    • 1/4 lb (115 g) bacon, chopped
    • 2 apples, peeled and grated
    • 1 cup (125 g) dried breadcrumbs
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) unsweetened applesauce
    • 1/2 cup (115 g) butter, softened
    • A piece of cheesecloth, 4 layers thick, cut the same size as the turkey breast and moistened with water
  • Roast

    • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into large pieces
    • 4 celery stalks, cut into large pieces
    • 2 cups (500 ml) chicken broth
    • 6 large red onions, peeled and cut in half crosswise so the rings are showing
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) balsamic vinegar

Preparation

  • Brine

  • Stuffing

  • Roast

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