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Maple and Bacon Roast Turkey

  • 12 to 16 servings

Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

Maple and bacon butter

Gravy

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Directions

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  1. Place butter, bacon, and maple syrup in a food processor. Mix until evenly blended. Add salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).
  3. Remove frozen turkey from bag and place in a roasting pan. Brush turkey with maple and bacon butter.
  4. Add onion, carrots, parsnips, and potatoes to roasting pan. Pour in chicken broth.
  5. Cover and bake for 4 hours, basting turkey with cooking juice every hour.
  6. Remove lid and insert a cooking thermometer in centre of one turkey thigh (without touching bone). Continue cooking for 1 to 2 hours, until thermometer reads 85°C (185°F).
  7. Remove turkey from roasting pan. Transfer cooking juice to a saucepan. Add wine and bring to a boil.
  8. Whisk in mustard, flour, and butter. Add salt and pepper. Simmer over low heat for 5 to 8 minutes.
  9. Serve turkey with gravy and vegetables.