Roast Turkey With Sausage Stuffing
- Prep Time: 15 Minutes (Total Time : 3 Hours 30 Minutes)
- Serving Size: 16
- 1 Frozen Whole Turkey (10 Pounds), Thawed
- 1 pound Pork Sausage
- 1-1/2 cups Hot Water
- 2 pkg. (6 oz. each) STOVE TOP Stuffing Mix For Turkey
PREHEAT oven to 325°F. Do not stuff turkey until ready to roast.
BROWN sausage in large skillet on medium heat; drain, reserving 1/2 cup of the drippings. Place reserved drippings in large bowl. Stir in hot water. Add stuffing mix and the cooked sausage; stir just until moistened. Stuff neck and body cavities lightly with stuffing. Truss turkey; place on rack in large roasting pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Place any extra stuffing in separate lightly sprayed covered baking dish.
ROAST 3 to 3-1/4 hours or until internal temperature of thigh is 180°F, breast is 170°F and center of stuffing reaches 165°F when checked with meat thermometer. Bake any extra stuffing with turkey during last 30 min. of turkey baking time.
KRAFT KITCHENS TIPS
Serving Suggestion Balance this special occasion entree with smart side dishes. For example, choose a mixed green salad and vegetable.
Butter may be substituted for the drippings.
RECIPE COURTESY OF KRAFT FOODS