"Each Thanksgiving we all looked forward to my Mom's delicious turkey with Italian meat stuffing. When she got older and could no longer cook, I took over the Thanksgiving dinners. She is no longer with us but each year members of my family continue to ask for Grandma's recipe so they can make it for their own family. I would now like to pass it on to you." — travelrose
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1/2 (1 pound) loaf
day-old Italian bread
2 large stalks
celery with leaves, chopped
chopped fresh mushrooms
garlic, chopped, or more to taste
chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
freshly shredded Parmesan cheese
salt and ground black pepper to taste
1 (15 pound)
whole turkey, neck and giblets removed
lemons, cut in half
garlic, chopped, or to taste
garlic powder, or to taste
growing up my mom made this stuffing except we didn't stuff the bird, but used turkey broth to moistin it and baked it. was very delicious.
Fine recipe! Thanks so much. Wonderful flavour. It's a keeper.
Thank you for sharing your special family recipe. It is these kinds of recipes that make his site so great to use. May many of your future generations enjoy this yummy tradition with their families! I know we will!
This is exactly how my mother made her dressing. Even the part about stuffing the bird. People do not like to do that any more. I do have to admit no one ever died from a stuffed bird when I was growing up. But she always had more stuffing than the bird could hold so she also made a casserol out of the extra. It turned out wonderful but every one ate the dressing from the bird first because it tasted so great.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Thanksgiving Turkey with Italian Meat Stuffing
Serving Size: 1/20 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 20
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 261
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