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Wild Rice-Stuffed Turkey with Roasted Potatoes and Squash

Wild Rice-Stuffed Turkey with Roasted Potatoes and Squash
Servings:
8
Total Time:
about 2 hours

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare turkey recipe and begin to bake (45 minutes)
  • Using a clean knife and cutting board, prepare squash; complete turkey and serve (about 1 1/2 hours)

Wild Rice-Stuffed Turkey

Ingredients

1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/4 cup wild rice blend
1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 small Granny Smith apple
2 fresh sage leaves
1 boneless turkey breast half (about 3 lb)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon minced garlic
4 (4-inch) bamboo skewers
Aluminum foil
1/4 cup apple juice
1 teaspoon cornstarch

Steps

  1. Preheat medium saucepan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place butter in pan, then stir in rice; cook and stir 2–3 minutes or until toasted.
  2. Stir in chicken broth and bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low; cook 20–25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Peel apple and chop finely; chop sage finely.
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Pat turkey dry; then butterfly turkey. (To butterfly, lay turkey breast flat. Slice through center of turkey, starting with thicker side, and leaving 1/2 inch uncut to hold top and bottom slices together.) Season both sides and under skin with salt and pepper (wash hands).
  4. Stir apple, sage, and garlic into rice; spoon rice mixture onto bottom half of turkey. Fold top half over stuffing; close edges with skewers. Place turkey, skin side up, in roasting pan; cover with foil. Bake 1–1 1/2 hours, removing foil during last 10–15 minutes of cook time, or until stuffing is 165°F. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.
  5. Whisk apple juice and cornstarch until blended. Pour pan drippings from turkey into small saucepan; bring to boil on medium-high. Whisk in apple juice mixture and return to boiling. Slice turkey and serve with sauce.

Roasted Potatoes and Squash

Ingredients

1 medium (or 2 cups pre-diced) butternut squash
3 red potatoes (about 1 lb)
1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Prep

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Peel squash and remove seeds; cut into bite-size pieces.
  • Cut potatoes into bite-size pieces; slice onion.

Steps

  1. Combine all ingredients; arrange in single layer on baking sheet.
  2. Bake 50–60 minutes, stirring twice, or until tender when pierced with a fork. Serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with green beans, a fresh salad blend, dinner rolls, and fruit pie for dessert.
  • Cut the squash and potatoes into similar size pieces to ensure that they roast evenly.

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Wild Rice-Stuffed Turkey

Amount per 1/8 recipe serving: Calories 260, Total Fat 6.00g, Sat Fat 2.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 125mg, Sodium 170mg, Total Carb 9g, Fiber 1.00g, Sugars 3g, Protein 40g, Calc 2%, Vit A 2%, Vit C 0%, Iron 10%

Roasted Potatoes and Squash

Amount per 1/8 recipe serving: Calories 100, Total Fat 3.50g, Sat Fat 0.50g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 0mg, Sodium 115mg, Total Carb 15g, Fiber 2.00g, Sugars 2g, Protein 2g, Calc 2%, Vit A 70%, Vit C 20%, Iron 6%

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