dish
Cornbread Stuffing with Sausage and Dried Apricots

10
Serves
332
Calories
15
Nutrients
6
Vitamins

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
2 medium onions , finely chopped
1 cup dried apricots , diced
2 cups chopped celery
1 pound chicken or turkey sausage, crumbled
3 cups cornbread, crumbled, preferably homemade
4 teaspoons fresh thyme , chopped
2 teaspoons fresh sage , chopped
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 cup pecans , hazelnuts or slivered almonds, lightly toasted and roughly chopped
1/2 cup parsley , chopped

Cooking Instructions

1. Melt a tablespoon of the butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat and saute the onions for 5 minutes. Add the apricots and celery and saute until the celery is softened, about 10 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl.

2. Heat the remaining tablespoon of butter in the same saucepan and cook the sausage until browned, about 5 minutes. Add the sausage to the celery mixture.

3. Add the crumbled cornbread, thyme, sage, salt, pepper, chicken broth, nuts and parsley and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning.

4. Transfer the stuffing to a shallow baking dish or stuff the turkey. If baking separately, heat the oven to 350°F, cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 10
Calories
332
Protein
13 g
Total Carbohydrate
37 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Soluble Fiber
1 g
Insoluble Fiber
1 g
Sugar
8 g
Total Fat
15 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Monounsaturated Fat
6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
3 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
65 mg
Percent Calories from Protein
15 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
44 %
Percent Calories from Fat
41 %
Calcium
73 mg
Iron
3 mg
Phosphorus
126 mg
Potassium
492 mg
Sodium
956 mg
Zinc
2 mg