Roasted Turkey Stuffed with Pork and Dried Fruit

Roasted Turkey Stuffed with Pork and Dried Fruit

  • Preparation 55 min
  • Cooking 3 h 30 min
  • Marinating 2 days
  • Chilling 2 h
  • Servings 1
  • Makes 10 servings
  • Freezes Yes

What's the holidays without a stuffed turkey at the centre of the table?

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Ingredients

  • Turkey

    • 1 whole turkey, about 11 lb (5 kg)
    • 4 tsp salt
    • ½ lemon
    • Vegetable oil, for brushing
    • 2 cups (500 ml) water
  • Stuffing

    • 1 ¼ lb (565 g) ground pork
    • 2 tbsp (30 ml) vegetable oil
    • 2 onions, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 4 cups (200 g) sliced bread, diced (about 4 slices)
    • 1 cup (250 ml) chicken broth
    • ¼ cup (50 g) dried apricots, diced
    • ¼ cup (40 g) dried cranberries, coarsely chopped
    • ¼ cup (35 g) raisins
    • 1 tsp ground allspice
    • 1 tsp salt
  • Sauce

Preparation

  • Turkey

  • Stuffing

  • Sauce

Note from Ricardo

The stuffing can be made up to 2 days in advance while the turkey is marinating.

After the first hour of cooking, if the turkey is browning too quickly, loosely cover with foil. Remove the foil in the last 30 minutes of cooking.

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