Cajun Turkey

The cajun seasoning make this roasted turkey extra delicious and the vegetales make the meat especially moist!

1 16 lb Honeysuckle White Turkey, thawed
¼ cup softened butter
1 tablespoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 tablespoon dried garlic powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon dried paprika
1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons melted butter (optional)

1 green pepper coarsely chopped
½ onion, coarsely chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
2 cloves of garlic
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 bay leaf

1 14 oz can chicken broth
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly coat the rack of a roasting pan and set aside. Remove the giblets and the neck from turkey, pat the turkey dry with a paper towel and place the turkey, breast side up...
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Nutritions

Calories
1266

Sodium
3819mg
159% DV

Fat
71g
110% DV

Protein
70g
141% DV

Carbs
63g
21% DV

Fiber
19g
77% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV