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10 Christmas Turkey Recipes From Canada’s Top Chefs

Impress your guests this season with these holiday-inspired turkey dinner recipes from Canada's top chefs like Claudio Aprile and Lynn Crawford.

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Whole Roasted Turkey with Dried Fruit Chimichurri

Chef Claudio Aprile is one of Canada’s top celebrity chefs, as well as a TV personality, restauranteur, and cookbook author. He is most well-known for his role as a judge on MasterChef Canada.

Get the recipe for Chef Claudio Aprile’s Whole Roasted Turkey with Dried Fruit Chimichurri.

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Turkey Soup with Cranberry Dumplings

Get the recipe for Chef Claudio Aprile’s Turkey Soup with Cranberry Dumplings.

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Dry Brined Whole Turkey with French Herbs and White Wine

Chef Christine Cushing is a Canadian celebrity chef and TV host. She is well-known for her appearances on several Food Network Canada programs including Christine Cushing Live, Cook With Me, Fearless in the Kitchen, and most recently, Wall of Chefs. She frequently appears as a chef guest on The Marilyn Dennis Show.

Get the recipe for Chef Christine Cushing’s Dry Brined Whole Turkey with French Herbs and White Wine.

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Moroccan Turkey Phyllo Pie

Get the recipe for Chef Christine Cushing’s Moroccan Turkey Phyllo Pie.

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Whole Jerk Turkey

Chef Suzanne Barr is one of Canada’s most respected chefs whose dishes showcase her flair for fresh comfort food. She was the owner of well-loved restaurants True True Diner and Saturday Dinette in Toronto, the inaugural chef-in-residence at the Gladstone Hotel, and most recently has appeared on Food Network Canada’s Wall of Chefs.

Get the recipe for Chef Suzanne Barr’s Whole Jerk Turkey.

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Roasted Turkey Stuffed with Mushrooms and Cranberries

Chef Jonathan Garnier is a French-Canadian chef, cookbook author and television personality. He owns La Guilde Culinaire cooking school in Montreal, alongside his brother and frequently appears on Salut Bonjour, TVA, Casa TV and Zeste TV.

Get the recipe for Chef Jonathan Garnier’s Roasted Turkey Stuffed with Mushrooms and Cranberries.

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Fresh Herbs and Squash Turkey

Get the recipe for Chef Jonathan Garnier’s Fresh Herbs and Squash Turkey.

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Maple and Cider Brined Whole Roasted Turkey with Apple Thyme Chutney

Chef Lynn Crawford is a well-known Canadian chef who has starred on Food Network shows such as Restaurant Makeover, Top Chef Canada, Chopped Canada, and Wall of Chefs.

Get the recipe for Chef Lynn Crawford’s Maple and Cider Brined Whole Roasted Turkey with Apple Thyme Chutney.

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Roasted Turkey Breast “Porchetta Style” with Pancetta, Apple and Fennel

Get the recipe for Chef Lynn Crawford’s Roasted Turkey Breast “Porchetta Style” with Pancetta, Apple and Fennel.

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Ras El Hanout Spiced Turkey Breast with Minted Pomegranate Yogurt

Get the recipe for Chef Lynn Crawford’s Ras El Hanout Spiced Turkey Breast with Minted Pomegranate Yogurt.

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