Sweet and Savory Stuffing Recipe
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Sweet and Savory Stuffing Recipe

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Thanks to bacon, apple and sage, this stuffing bursts with delightful flavors. Make it for the holidays, but you’ll be tempted to have it during the week, too! Sharon Ferrante - Mifflintown, PA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:9 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 9 servings


  • 1/2 pound Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 5 cups unseasoned stuffing cubes
  • 1 large tart apple, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 cups chicken broth

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 238 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 708mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp. Transfer to a large bowl. Add stuffing cubes, apple, parsley, sage, salt and pepper. Stir in enough broth to reach desired moistness.
  2. Transfer to a greased 8-in.-square baking dish. Bake, uncovered, 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 7 cups.
Originally published as Sweet and Savory Stuffing in Simple & Delicious November/December 2009, p46

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Dianaore User ID: 1737743 170110
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2012

"Very tasting and the apple added a nice touch. The family talked about other things to add as well such as dried cranberries and nuts. quick and easy to make with handy items. I love the taste of sage but think I would scale the amount back next time."

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