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How To Cook A Thawed Stuffed Butterball Turkey

A butterball turkey is a frozen, stuffed bird. The traditional way to cook it is by thawing it in the refrigerator for several days and then roasting it in an oven. However, there are faster ways to thaw and cook a butterball turkey.

How To Cook A Thawed Stuffed Butterball Turkey

If your butterball turkey is frozen, you will need to thaw it before cooking. The best way to thaw a frozen butterball turkey is in the refrigerator. It will take about four days for a 12-pound turkey to thaw in the refrigerator. You can also thaw the turkey by submerging it in cold water. Change the water every 30 minutes until the turkey is thawed. This will take about two hours for a 12-pound turkey. Once the turkey

-A thawed butterball turkey -Olive oil or cooking spray -Salt, pepper, and other desired herbs and spices to taste -1 cup chicken broth -1/2 cup white wine -1/4 cup melted butter -1/2 teaspoon dried thyme -1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage -1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • Remove the giblets and neck from the turkey cavity. discard or save for another use
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees f
  • Rinse the turkey inside and out with cold water. dry thoroughly with paper

-Cooking a thawed, stuffed butterball turkey is not much different than cooking a regular turkey. -Preheat your oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. -Place the turkey in a roasting pan on the middle rack of the oven. -Cook the turkey for 3 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit. -Remove the turkey from the oven and let it rest for 15 minutes before carving.


Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Does It Take To Cook A Butterball Stuffed Turkey?

Typically, it will take about 3.5 hours to cook a Butterball stuffed turkey. The best way to ensure that your turkey is cooked evenly is to use a meat thermometer and make sure the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit before serving.

How Many Minutes Per Pound Do You Cook A Butterball Turkey?

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Do You Cook A Stuffed Turkey At 325 Or 350?

Cooking a stuffed turkey at 325 degrees Fahrenheit is the ideal temperature to ensure that the stuffing is cooked through without overcooking the bird.


To Review

To cook a thawed butterball turkey, first rinse the bird inside and out with cold water. Then, pat the turkey dry with paper towels. Next, place the turkey in a roasting pan, and season it with salt, pepper, and your choice of herbs. Finally, bake the turkey at 400 degrees for about 45 minutes to an hour, or until a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees Fahrenheit.

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