Keeping it Safe Do not stuff turkey until ready to roast.
Serving Suggestion Balance this special-occasion entree with smart side dishes. For example, choose a mixed green salad and your favorite hot cooked vegetable.
Substitute Substitute butter for the sausage drippings.
Heat oven to 325°F. Brown sausage in skillet; drain, reserving 1/2 cup drippings. Add drippings to large bowl; stir in hot water. Add stuffing mixes and sausage; stir just until stuffing mixes are moistened.
Stuff neck and body cavities lightly with stuffing. Truss turkey; place, breast-side up, on rack in large roasting pan sprayed with cooking spray. Spoon any remaining stuffing into separate baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; cover. Refrigerate stuffing until ready to bake.
Bake turkey 3 to 3-1/4 hours or until internal temperature of thigh is 180°F and breast and center of stuffing are 165°F, adding dish with remaining stuffing to oven for the last 30 min.