Cranberry Turkey

A real winner for the festive season!

  • Serves 4
  • 8 mins to prepare
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1 Tegel Turkey, fresh or frozen, thawed
2 tbsp butter or oil
1 peeled and diced onion
2 tsp minced fresh garlic
4 diced rashers bacon
2 cups fresh white breadcrumbs or cooked rice
Grated rind of two oranges
1/2 cup raisins
300g bottle Wattie's Bit on the Side Cracker Cranberry Sauce
Salt and pepper to season
50g softened butter
2 tbsp honey

Cooking Instructions

Wash the Tegel Turkey and pat dry using paper towels. Heat the butter or oil in a frying pan and cook the onion, garlic and bacon until softened. Add the breadcrumbs, orange rind, raisins, 1/2 cup Watties's Bit on the Side Cracker Cranberry Sauce and mix together. Season well with salt and pepper. Fill the turkey cavity with the stuffing. Tie the turkey legs together and twist the wings under the body. Spread the butter on top of the turkey and place into a roasting dish. Cook according to the times on the back of the Tegel Turkey pack. Mix the remaining cranberry sauce with the honey and during the last 20 minutes of cooking time, brush the turkey regularly to glaze.

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