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Roasted Wild Turkey

 Roasted Wild Turkey
Since we have avid hunters in our family. I will quite often prepare game. Once it's stuffed with apples and topped with a unique combination of sauces, this wild bird requires no basting and cooks up nice and moist.
10-12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 3-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 wild turkey (10 to 15 pounds)
  • 2 large apples, quartered
  • 6 to 8 medium red potatoes, quartered
  • 2 pound baby carrots
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup French salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons steak sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  • Place turkey on a rack in a roasting pan; place apples in turkey
  • cavity. Place potatoes, carrots and onions around turkey. Pour water
  • over vegetables. Combine seasoned salt, salt and pepper; rub over
  • turkey. Combine remaining ingredients; spoon over the turkey.
  • Cover and bake at 325° for 3-1/2 hours or until a meat
  • thermometer reads 180° baste if desired. Turkey may be uncovered
  • for the last 30 minutes for additional browning if desired. Yield:
  • 10-12 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (6 ounces) equals 615 calories, 23 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 204 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 63 g protein.