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Roast turkey in chestnut sauce

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Origin of dish:  Europe
Type of cooking:  Oven
Preparation time: 60 minutes
Cooking time: 180 minutes
Ingredients (serves 12):


Season turkey, then brown at a medium heat.
Add herbs and orange zest.
Place in an oven dish and sprinkle with olive oil.
Brown at 400°F (205°C).
Turn oven down to 350°F (180°C), baste with half a glass of wine and leave to cook, adding stock occasionally, to prevent from drying out.
After about 2 hours, chop and add vegetables (celery, carrots and onion), cover with kitchen foil and remove from oven.

To make the sauce :
Brown the chestnuts and mushrooms in a knob of butter.
Add a little of the turkey's cooking juices (sieved), a dash of marsala, salt and pepper and leave to simmer over a low heat.

Serve turkey with sauce, Tricolore Purée and boiled potatoes.
Advice: Recommended Wines : Lago di Caldaro, Colli di Scandiano e di Canossa Gasparossa, Penisola Sorrentina Rosso.

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