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Bacon Wrapped Turkey

There is no way this bacon wrapped turkey is going to be dry or bland in flavor. Not al all. This is by far the best turkey you will ever have.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Resting time30 mins
Total Time5 hrs 40 mins
Course: Poultry
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon wrapped Christmas Trukey, Bacon Wrapped Thanksgiving Turkey, bacon wrapped turkey, bacon wrapped turkey recipe
Servings: 12
Calories: 610kcal
Author: Enri

Ingredients

  • 1 10 pounds turkey, unfrozen, washed and dried with paper towels
  • ½ a recipe of herbs and garlic butter, in a log and sliced into 1/8 inch medallions
  • ½ a recipe of the Wild and Basmati Rice Turkey Stuffing with Cranberries, Apples, Herbs and Bacon
  • 1 ½ pounds bacon, sliced
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup carrot chopped
  • 2 cups celery stalks chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  • Put an oven bag on a roasting pan.
  • Place the onions, carrots and celery on the bottom of the bag.
  • Put the butter medallions between the turkey skin and meat, and then in the cavity.
  • Stuff the cavity with the rice mixture.
  • Secure the turkey with twine in both legs.
  • Wrap the turkey with the bacon slices and carefully place it in the bag.
  • Tie the bag and roast the turkey, inside the bag, for 4.5 hours.
  • Open the bag and carefully drain the juices into a container.
  • Cut the bag and place the roasting pan back in the oven.
  • Broil on high for 4 minutes.
  • Wait at least half hour to place the turkey o n the serving plate.
  • Reserve half a cup of the drippings for the gravy.

Nutrition

Calories: 610kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 535mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2351IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg