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Italian Bread Dressing

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 12

Italian Panettone or golden Challah bread and savory Progresso® chicken broth make this fruit-filled dressing a savory treat. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
loaf (2 lb) Panettone or (1 1/2 lb) Challah bread, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1/2
cup butter
2
bunches fresh sage leaves, chopped
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspooon pepper
1/2
cup julienne dried apricots (from 6-oz bag)
1/2
cup dried tart cherries (from 6-oz bag)
1/2
cup golden raisins
1
cup finely chopped yellow onion
1
cup finely chopped celery or fennel bulb
1
cup finely chopped carrots
3
cups Progresso™ reduced sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
eggs, if desired (for firmer stuffing)

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, add bread cubes; set aside. In 12-inch skillet, melt 1/4 cup butter over medium heat until light brown. Remove from heat; stir in sage, salt and pepper. Pour sage butter over bread cubes and toss gently. On 2 cookie sheets, spread out seasoned bread cubes. Bake 15 minutes or until light brown; return to bowl.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, place the dried fruits. Add boiling water to cover and allow to stand at least 10 minutes to plump and soften fruits. Drain; add to seasoned bread cubes.
  • 3
    Increase oven temperature to 375°F. In same skillet, melt remaining 1/4 cup butter over medium heat. Add onion, celery and carrots to butter; cook 7 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender. Add to dressing mixture in bowl; gently toss. Stir in broth. Stir in beaten eggs just until blended.
  • 4
    Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spoon dressing into baking dish. Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
46g
15%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
16g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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