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Sweet 'n' Savory Apple Stuffing

 Sweet 'n' Savory Apple Stuffing
After a few dozen Thanksgivings, I began to search for a new stuffing recipe. With its bits of fruit and nuts, this one has become my favorite. —Karen Horne Staab of New Rochelle, New York
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery leaves
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup tropical medley dried fruit mix
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 package (12 ounces) unseasoned stuffing croutons

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook the apple, celery, onion, parsley, green
  • onions and celery leaves in butter until tender. Add the fruit mix,
  • cranberries, pecans, poultry seasoning, salt, sage and pepper. Stir
  • in the broth, water and stuffing. Toss to coat.
  • Transfer to a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray.

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Sweet 'n' Savory Apple Stuffing (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15
  • minutes longer or until heated through and lightly browned. Yield:
  • 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 183 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 671 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.