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Pear & Walnut Stuffing

Pear & Walnut Stuffing

Serves 12
Prep time 15 minutes
Cook time 1 hour
Total time 1 hour, 15 minutes
Meal type Side Dish
Misc Serve Hot
Occasion Thanksgiving
Homemade savory and sweet stuffing packed with toasted walnuts and Asian Pears. Perfect for Thanksgiving.

Ingredients

  • 2 Loaves Stale Italian bread (Cubed)
  • 1 stick Butter (Divided)
  • 6 stalks Celery (Sliced)
  • 1 Onion (diced)
  • 6 Small Cloves Garlic (Finely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cup Walnuts (Chopped)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Ground Sage
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Crushed Rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Thyme
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 6 cups Chicken Stock
  • 12 bags Brothers-All-Natural Asian Pear Crisps (Slightly crushed)

Directions

Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
Step 2
dry italian bread stuffing
Place cubed bread into a large bowl. Set aside
Step 3
saute stuffing
Heat a large saute pan over medium high heat. Add 1/2 stick of butter and melt. Add the onion and celery and saute about 5 minutes, or until the onions are translucent. Add garlic and saute 1 minute longer. Add the chopped walnuts, dried herbs, salt,pepper and chicken stock. Bring to a simmer
Step 4
pear crisps stuffing
Add Brothers-All-Natural Asian Pear Crisps to the saute pan and stir to combine. Remove from heat.
Step 5
cooked stuffing
Pour stock mixture over the bread cubes and lightly toss to combine. Pour into a large greased baking pan or dish. Dot stuffing with the remaining 1/2 stick of butter. Immediately cover with foil and let steam about 5-10 minutes
Step 6
Remove foil and bake stuffing for about 1 hour, or until the top is golden and crispy and the center is no longer soggy. Serve

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