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STOVE TOP In-the-Bird Directions

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3 cups stuffing or 6 servings, 1/2 cup each

Preparing Thanksgiving dinner might sound intimidating, but it won't be hard if you use this easy turkey recipe.

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  • Bring water and margarine to boil in medium saucepan. Add stuffing mix; stir just until moistened.
  • Stuff turkey lightly with prepared stuffing.
  • Bake as directed on turkey wrapper. Meanwhile, place any remaining stuffing in baking dish; refrigerate until ready to add to oven for the last 30 min. of the turkey baking time.

Keeping it Safe

Do not stuff the turkey until you are ready to put it into the oven to roast it. Stuffing is done when meat thermometer inserted in center of stuffing reaches 165°F. Bake any extra stuffing in separate covered baking dish in oven with turkey for the last 30 min. of the turkey baking time.

Cooking Know-How

Use 1 pkg. (6 oz.) stuffing for a bird up to 8 lb., 2 pkg. (6 oz. each) stuffing for an 8- to 12-lb. bird, and 3 pkg. (6 oz. each) stuffing for a 12- to 20-lb. bird.

Special Extra

Add one or more of the following ingredients to the prepared stuffing before spooning into turkey: 1/2 cup of your favorite PLANTERS Nuts; fresh or dried fruit, such as 1 chopped apple or 1/2 cup dried cranberries; 6 oz. pork sausage, cooked and drained; 1/2 lb. chopped cooked chicken; 1 cup chopped bell peppers, cooked; 1 can (4 oz.) sliced mushrooms, drained; 1/2 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese.


  • 3 cups stuffing or 6 servings, 1/2 cup each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 3 cups stuffing or 6 servings, 1/2 cup each
Calories 180
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 490mg
Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • mrsmonk |

    I have been making this for years. It is sooo easy and always gets rave reviews. I mix in one box of prepared rice mix (Rice-a-Roni) to two boxes of Stove Top. Sometimes I mix in crumbled sausage. I stuff the turkey so all the juices mix in with the stuffing. Yummy!!

  • bird9rw |

    3rd try at a turkey and it came out perfect, very moist and very impressed.

  • tracybaas |

    love it

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