Ingredients:
• 1 pound sliced bread
• 3 medium onions – chopped
• 3 medium tart apples – chopped
• 1 1/2 cups fully cooked ham – diced
• 1 cup celery – sliced
• 1 Tablespoon dried savory
• 2 teaspoons lemon peel – grated
• 1 1/2 teaspoons orange peel – grated
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon each: pepper and fennel seed,
• 1/2 cup butter or margarine
• 1 1/2 cups slivered almonds – toasted
• 1/2 cup dried currants
• 1 cup turkey or chicken broth
• 1/2 cup apple juice
• 1 14 pound turkey – (14 to 16)

Directions:
Cut bread into 1/2″ cubes and place in a single layer on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 225 degrees for 30-40 minutes, tossing occasionally until partially dried. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute the next 10 ingredients in butter until onions and apple are tender, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl. Add the bread cubes, almonds, currants, broth and juice; toss well. Just before baking, stuff the turkey. Skewer openings; tie drumsticks together. Place on a rack in a roasting pan. Bake, uncovered at 325 degrees for 4-1/2 to 5 hours or until thermometer reads 185 degrees. When turkey begins to brown, cover lightly with foil and baste if needed.

Apple-Almond Stuffed Turkey, 3.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating

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