Friday, May 9, 2008

Keptas Kalakutas Su Slyvomis (Roasted Turkey With Prunes)

  • 1 turkey
  • 1 k (2 lbs) prunes
  • 200 g (3/4 cup) butter
  • seasoning mixture, ground cloves, bay leaves, pepper, salt to taste
  • Rub turkey, inside and out, with seasonings and fill with prunes.
  • Place turkey into roaster, brush with melted butter, pour 1/2 cup water into bottom of roaster, bake in oven, basting often with pan juices.
  • Just before turkey is done, cover with sour cream several times.
  • To serve, cut bird into serving pieces, arrange in form of bird on platter, cover with pan juices and surround with baked prunes.
  • Hot or cold turkey is delicious with cranberry or lingonberry sauce.

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