Vegetarian Dressing Recipe
Feast your eyes on this two-toned pumpernickel dressing. It's my vegetarian version of the classic Thanksgiving staple. —Thomas Roeger, Bloomington, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:12 servings
- 8 slices pumpernickel bread, cubed (about 6 cups)
- 8 slices whole wheat bread, cubed (about 6 cups)
- 6 celery ribs, thinly sliced
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1/2 cup dried cranberries
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups vegetable stock
- 1. Place bread cubes in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes, stirring twice. Set aside.
- 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook celery and onion in butter over medium heat until tender. Stir in the cranberries, salt, rosemary, thyme, sage, poultry seasoning and pepper; cook 2 minutes longer.
- 3. In a large bowl, combine bread cubes and celery mixture. Add broth and combine.
- 4. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Yield: 12 servings.
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