In-the-Bird Directions


* For reduced sodium, use unsalted butter and reduced sodium chicken broth or water.

For Light Recipe, reduce butter or margarine to 1/4 cup and increase broth or water 1/4 cup.


  • In a large sauce pan (5qt), melt butter on medium heat, sauté vegetables until translucent.
  • Stir in chicken broth or water and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat, add stuffing mix and blend lightly.
  • Do not stuff turkey until just before roasting.
  • Stuff lightly in neck and body cavities allowing for expansion.
  • Close openings and roast turkey as usual.