We are preparing a holiday turkey.

Celebrate the holidays is always joyful, especially the Christmas or New Year. Of course, there is a desire from each family to cook something new, delicious and beautiful. It is this dish and would be an excellent and tasty decoration Christmas (holiday) of the table, and the guests will be delighted just to them that are sure to please and very mistress.

Cook it is not difficult. Try it!

– Turkey weighing three – three and a half kilograms.
Ingredients for the filling:
– Half a kilo of corn bread (you can substitute whole grain)
– Two spoons (tea), cumin,
– 100 grams of prunes,
– 100 grams of seedless grapes,
– 100 ml port wine,
– One bunch parsley
– Two – three spoons (tablespoons) of olive oil,
– One apple (small size)
– A pinch of sage,
– A bulb (medium size).

Ingredients for the marinade:
– Five liters of some water,
– 100 grams of salt,
– Three spoons (cutlery), bell peppers,
– One cinnamon stick,
– One teaspoon (dining room), cumin,
– Three – five buds of clove,
– 100 grams of sugar,
– Two onions (medium size)
– Four cloves of garlic,
– One teaspoon (dining room), grated ginger,
– One orange (medium size)
– Four spoons (tablespoons) of honey,
– One bunch of parsley.

Ingredients for the decoration of dishes:
– Grapes,
– Cherry tomatoes,
– Cranberries.

– Prepare the marinade:
Wash and chop the parsley.
Onion peel and cut into cubes.
The washed and obsushenny orange with peel cut into slices.
Garlic peel and chop.
Combine all marinade ingredients prepared in a deep bowl, mix thoroughly all.
Marinate cleaned washed turkey cooked marinade and put it all together in the refrigerator – to withstand 48 hours.

– Prepare the filling to the dish:
Prepared bread cut into small cubes, place them on a baking tray and a little dry in a preheated 180 degree oven for about until crisp.

Prune soak in hot water – stand for 5-10 minutes, then drain the water and cut it into cubes.

Apple wash, peel and core, then cut into cubes and washed grapes cut in half.

Clean onion, cut into small cubes and put to fry with the addition of olive oil until golden brown.
Parsley grind.

Take a frying pan, pour in the port wine she put into it prunes prepared and put out all the liquid to evaporate.

Add to stewed prunes all the ingredients, prepared for the filling and mix.

– Prepare the turkey:
Get a little idea from the marinade, wash it and dry it with a paper towel.

Obsushennuyu turkey sew using culinary threads (you can just staple the turkey using toothpicks) – need to sew the top opening of turkey.

Abdomen stuff the turkey with stuffing and cooked well sew it with a cooking thread.

Take a saucepan, melt the butter in it and coat stuffed turkey.

Legs and tie the thread to wrap the turkey legs and wings with the help of the foil – they should not burn.

Prepared baking sheet lay a foil, brush with olive oil, place the turkey and send it to bake in the oven for two – three hours at 180 degrees.

Half an hour before the turkey ready to get it from the oven, remove the foil wings and legs and send further, baked.

At the end of time, remove the turkey from the oven, put it on a platter and garnish with a bunch of grapes (or grape), cranberries and cherry tomatoes.

– Cranberry sauce should be served separately to the main dish – the turkey.

Sous- cranberry recipe:
– Put in a saucepan cup washed beforehand cranberries, add to it the juice and zest of lemon, add half a spoon (teaspoon) of ground ginger and grated clove, three spoons (tablespoons) sugar – all the ingredients are thoroughly mix – to put on a slow fire and cook over For five – seven minutes.

– Remove the skillet from the heat, put the entire contents into a blender and blend until smooth consistency, then wipe all through a sieve, add the brandy – mix thoroughly and pour into a gravy boat – defer to solidify in the refrigerator.

Tasty and unusual cranberry sauce ready for serving to prepare a dish.

This Christmas and the holiday meal will have everyone’s taste and will be a real masterpiece on the holiday table!

Have a good Christmas! Good luck and happiness! ✨

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