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Fruited Bread Stuffing

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 12
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Enjoy this baked fruited bread stuffing that’s a perfect side dish recipe for any occasion.
Updated Oct 28, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 large stalks celery (with leaves), chopped (1 1/2 cups)
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 9 cups soft bread cubes (about 15 slices bread)
  • 1 cup diced orange sections or mandarin orange segments
  • 1 cup chopped cooking apple
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried sage leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°. Grease bottom and side of 3-quart casserole or rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches, with shortening.
  • 2
    Melt butter in 4-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook celery and onion in butter, stirring occasionally, until tender; remove from heat.
  • 3
    Toss celery mixture and remaining ingredients. Spoon into casserole.
  • 4
    Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 minutes longer or until heated through.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can also use this stuffing to stuff one 12- to 14-pound turkey. Prepare recipe as directed, but don't spoon into casserole. Stuff turkey just before baking.
  • tip 2
    For Old-Fashioned Bread Stuffing, omit the orange sections and apples.

Nutrition

240 Calories, 17g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 20g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
155
Total Fat
17g
Saturated Fat
10g
Cholesterol
40mg
Sodium
570mg
Total Carbohydrate
20g
Dietary Fiber
2g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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