Original recipe of American turkey during Thanksgiving.

Ciao! Hi everyone! This morning a follower asked me if I can show a recipe of the traditional American roasted turkey, I know it isn’t something about fresh pasta but I would love to help  every follower who contacts me asking recipe of any kind of dish. I am very glad to help you in any ways I can.

This is the traditional American Turkey that is usually present every turkey.

Ingredients  (Good for 15 people)

  • 8 kgs of Turkey

For the stuffing:

  • 1.5 kgs of Pork sausage
  • 200 grams of Cranberries
  • 300 grams of Dried prunes from California
  • 200 grams of Walnuts
  • 300 grams of Pears in syrup
  • 200 grams of Grated bread
  • 2 eggs 200 grams of Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 50 grams of Salt
  • 20 grams of ground Black pepper
  • Olive oil

In covering the turkey, you will need:

  • 300 grams of Bacon
  • String ( Use to close the turkey)


Massage the turkey with olive oil, salt and pepper for at least 10 minutes.

Prepare the filling: put all the ingredients in a large bowl and knead with your hands until you get a homogeneous mixture.

Fill the turkey with the mixture and close using the string, which then cover with slices of bacon.

Put it on a low shelf of the preheated oven at 220 degrees for at least 6 hours. Check from time to time to check the interior cooking.

And there you have it! The traditional American Roasted Turkey ready to serve! 🙂


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-Simone Lettieri

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