Slow-Cooker Apple-Walnut Stuffing

Slow-Cooker Apple-Walnut Stuffing

Enjoy this slow-cooked apple and walnut stuffing made with Green Giant® sliced mushrooms – a flavorful side dish.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

4:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

10

servings

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup chopped walnuts
1
tablespoon honey
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
package (14 oz) herb-seasoned stuffing cubes
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant® sliced mushrooms, drained
1 1/2
cups applesauce
2
cups water
  1. In 8-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the butter and the walnuts over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until nuts are lightly toasted. With slotted spoon, remove nuts from skillet; place in small dish. Add honey and nutmeg to nuts; mix to glaze. Set aside.
  2. In same skillet, melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Cook celery and onion in butter over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost tender.
  3. Meanwhile, spray 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place stuffing cubes. Add mushrooms and celery mixture; mix lightly. Add applesauce and water; mix lightly.
  4. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  5. Just before serving, sprinkle with glazed walnuts.
Makes 10 servings (3/4 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Quick Tip:
This stuffing will be moist. If you prefer a drier stuffing, reduce the water to 1 1/2 cups. For a flavor change, make apple-sausage stuffing. Omit the walnuts and reduce the butter to 1/4 cup. Add 12 oz cooked and drained sausage with the mushrooms.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 750mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.