Slow-Cooker Sourdough and Wild Rice Stuffing

Simplify your holiday cooking with an easy-on-the-cook slow cooker stuffing.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 15 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

8
cups cubed sourdough bread
3
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup uncooked wild rice
1/3
cup dried porcini mushroom pieces
3
medium celery stalks, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon ground sage
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3/4
cup Progresso™ chicken broth

  • 1 Heat oven to 300ºF. Spread bread cubes in single layer in large roasting pan or baking pan. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly toasted; set aside.
  • 2 Place 3 cups broth, the wild rice and mushrooms in 4- or 5-quart slow cooker. Cover and cook on high heat setting 3 hours.
  • 3 Add remaining ingredients except 3/4 cup broth to wild rice mixture. Add bread cubes. Pour 3/4 cup broth over bread mixture; toss gently. Cover and cook on low heat setting 4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes. <BR><BR><B>Note:</B> This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Expert Tips

If you prefer to use regular white mushrooms instead of the dried porcini mushroom pieces, stir in 1 cup chopped mushrooms with the wild rice.

You can use plain white or whole wheat bread cubes instead of the sourdough.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
135
(
Calories from Fat
45 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5 g
5 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
590 mg
590 %;
Total Carbohydrate
19 g
19 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
5 g
5 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.