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Apple Pecan Stuffing

Apple Pecan Stuffing

Apple Pecan Stuffing


Makes 10 to 12 servings


1/2 cup butter
1 large onion, chopped
1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, diced
2-1/2 cups chicken broth
1 package (16 ounces) cornbread stuffing mix
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Melt butter in large saucepan. Add onion; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add apple; cook 1 minute. Add broth; bring to a simmer. Remove from heat; stir in stuffing mix and pecans.
  2. If desired, loosely fill cavity of turkey with stuffing just before roasting. Place remaining stuffing in an ovenproof casserole dish. Cover and bake 45 minutes or until hot. (Or, stuffing may be baked at 375°F 30 minutes while turkey is standing.)


Stuffing may be prepared up to 1 day before serving (store covered and refrigerated). Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes before baking or stuffing turkey.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 896 mg
Protein 6 g
Fiber 7 g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Cholesterol 26 mg
Saturated Fat 6 g
Total Fat 16 g
Calories 315
Calories from Fat 44 %

Dietary Exchange

Fruit .5
Starch 2
Fat 3

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