Giada serves up turkey and gravy two ways

Whether you're serving a big group just a couple people, Giada De Laurentiis has you covered with her Thanksgiving turkey recipes.

Smokey autumn turkey
Servings:

Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

    • 1 12-pound turkey
    • 8 sprigs sage, divided
    • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
    • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 bunch of thyme
    • 1 medium onion, peeled and cut in quarters
    • 1 lemon, cut in quarters
    • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • For gravy

    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 1/2 cup dry white wine
    • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Turkey for two
Servings:

Makes 2 (with room for leftovers) to 4 servings

Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1/4 cup walnut pieces, roughly chopped
    • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    • 1 sprig rosemary, leaves removed and chopped
    • 4 sprigs of thyme, leaves removed and chopped
    • 1/2 bunch of Tuscan Kale cut into 1/2 inch pieces, about 3 cups
    • 1 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
    • 1 – 3# boneless turkey breast, butterflied
    • 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • For gravy

    • 3 tablespoons brandy
    • 1 tablespoon flour
    • 3/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
    • 1/3 cup heavy cream

Preparation

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