Fruited Goat Cheese Stuffing
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
- 1 pound whole wheat bread, cubed
- 1 cup chopped dates
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup minced fresh sage
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh marjoram or 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 cup dried cherries, chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 3/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
- Place bread cubes in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until toasted; set aside to cool.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the dates, onion, sage, rosemary and marjoram in butter until onion is tender. Remove from the heat.
- Place bread cubes in a large bowl. Stir in the onion mixture, cherries, salt and pepper. Add broth; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese; toss gently.
- Transfer to a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until top is lightly browned.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 299 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 665mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 6g fiber), 10g protein.
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Nov 14, 2012
I wanted to love this recipe - I was so excited to make it. But no one in my house would eat it, including me. I think 3 cups of chicken broth is too much and the whole wheat bread taste is too strong - maybe use white bread or half white half whole wheat. I like the dried fruit and goat cheese but my husband did not. The whole dish was very mushy. It also dirties up a lot of dishes!