delicious and easy-to-make turkey and stuffing roll-ups
- 7–8 thick slices of oven-roasted turkey (asked the deli to use a blade number 4 0r 5)
- 1 (6 oz.) box of stuffing mix (you can substitute your own stuffing recipe)
- 1/4 cup of unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
- 2 cups of water
- 2 chicken-flavored bouillon cubes
- 1/2 tsp. of rotisserie chicken seasoning
- make the stuffing – using the instructions on the box or make your own favorite recipe (you’ll end up with about 3 cups of prepared stuffing)
- place a slice of turkey in an ungreased 8×10-inch baking pan
- place 1/3 cup of stuffing into the turkey slice and roll it up
- place it seam side down or secure it with a wooden toothpick that you have soaked in water (for about 10 minutes)
- continue to stuff all of your turkey slices and roll each one up
- bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes
- while that is baking, make the gravy
- make a roux by melting the butter in a skillet
- add the flour to the butter and mix well
- add water and whisk until smooth
- add the bouillon and seasoning
- continue to whisk until it is the thickness and texture that you want
- if needed: strain any lumps out of gravy that might not have thinned out with whisking
- pour half of the gravy over the baked turkey roll-ups and save the rest for serving
What are some good sides to this dinner?
- green bean casserole
- mashed potatoes
- cranberry sauce
Can I Make Turkey and Stuffing Roll-Ups in advance?
Yes! You can easily make this dinner a day before. Store covered in the refrigerator.
- make the stuffing and stuff the turkey slices. Roll them up and place seam side down or stick a toothpick in to secure them. Cover and refrigerate. Bake as directed
Reheating leftovers: Cover with foil and reheat in the oven set to 325 degrees for about 15 minutes or until heated through
Can I Freeze Turkey Roll-Ups with Stuffing?
Yes. You can freeze this meal for up to 3 months. Do not thaw in the refrigerator. Bake frozen, but add some time for thawing (about 10 minutes) to the baking time
Can I Add the Gravy Before Baking the Roll-Ups?
Yes! If you want to add the gravy before baking, then cover the dish with foil so the gravy does not dry out. If preferred – You can pull the foil off of the dish for the last 5 minutes to get some crisp edges on the turkey and stuffing
What Kind of Gravy Can I Use for Turkey Roll-Ups?
It’s never been easier to make gravy without drippings. Today, you can buy turkey gravy mixes in a packet, turkey gravy in a can, or turkey gravy in jars.
You can also easily make your own chicken-flavored gravy with a roux of butter and flour, water, chicken bouillon, and other seasonings
Tips and Tricks:
- after you roll the turkey over the stuffing, you can place them seam side down or secure them with a toothpick
- if you are using toothpicks to fasten your turkey roll-ups together, then soak the toothpicks for about 10 minutes in water before
- you can use homemade stuffing or used boxed stuffing as I did
- this recipe would make a great addition to an open-faced turkey sandwich – all you need to add is the bread and mashed potatoes
- ask the deli to slice your oven-roasted turkey with numbers 4 or 5
- Prep Time: 20 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Category: Main Dish
- Method: Baking
- Cuisine: American