Turkey with Chestnut Dressing
  • 1 turkey
  • 6 cups chestnuts boiling salted water
  • 1 cup melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 2/3 cup dry bread or cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion broiled sausages (for garnish)
  1. Shell and skin the chestnuts and drop them into boiling salted water. Cook them until they are soft.
  2. Put them through a potato ricer and combine them with the remaining ingredients.
  3. Fill cleaned turkey with the dressing.
  4. Roast the turkey uncovered in a slow over 300o f until tender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper when it is half cooked.
  6. Serve on hot platter and garnish with broiled sausages.