- openings; tie drumsticks together.
- Place breast side up on a rack in a roasting pan. Bake, uncovered, at
- 325° for 3 to 3-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted
- in the thigh reads 180° for the turkey and 165° for the
- stuffing, basting occasionally with pan drippings. Cover loosely
- with foil if turkey browns too quickly.
- Cover and bake additional stuffing for 25-30 minutes. Uncover; bake
- 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Cover turkey and let
- stand for 20 minutes before removing stuffing and carving turkey.
- Yield: 24 servings (12 cups stuffing).
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked turkey (calculated without skin) with 1/2 cup stuffing equals 317 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 109 mg cholesterol, 568 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 41 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer