New Year's Turkey
New Year's Turkey might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe serves 12. One serving contains 754 calories, 69g of protein, and 35g of fat. This recipe covers 36% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for new year eve. A mixture of pepper, ground ham, ground veal, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful. To use up the walnuts you could follow this main course with the Pistachio Cake with Walnuts as a dessert.
Remove giblets and neck from turkey, and reserve for another use. Rinse turkey with cold water, and pat dry.
Place turkey in a shallow dish. Stir together 2 tablespoons salt and next 4 ingredients; pour over turkey. Cover and chill at least 6 hours.
Melt butter in a large skillet; add 1/2 cup onion, and saute until tender.
Add veal and ham; cook over medium heat, stirring often, 5 minutes.
Remove crusts from bread, and discard; crumble bread.
Combine breadcrumbs, milk, and egg in a large bowl; stir in apple and next 6 ingredients. Stir in onion mixture.
Remove turkey from refrigerator, and brush cavity with oil mixture. Spoon stuffing into cavity; truss turkey using string. Lift wingtips up and over back, and tuck them under bird.
Place turkey, breast side up, into a large roasting pan.
Cover turkey with aluminum foil, and bake at 400 for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 350, and bake 2 hours, basting occasionally with pan drippings.
Process remaining 1 cup onion, vermouth, and honey in a blender until smooth.
Pour mixture over turkey, and bake 1 more hour or until meat thermometer inserted into turkey thigh reaches 180 and stuffing reaches 16
Broil (with electric oven door partially open) until golden.