Apple-Raisin Dressing

If you're a fan of moist dressing, use the larger amount of broth.

Yield:

10 to 12 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 16 Minutes
Cook: 1 Hour, 14 Minutes

Ingredients

1/4 cup butter
1 large onion, diced
2 celery ribs, diced (about 1 cup)
2 Granny Smith apples, diced (about 3 cups)
2 teaspoons rubbed sage
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (16-oz.) package herb-seasoned stuffing mix (we tested with Pepperidge Farm)
1 cup golden raisins
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted
2 1/2 to 3 cups chicken broth
2 large eggs, lightly beaten

Preparation

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and celery, and sauté 10 minutes or until tender. Add apple; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in sage, salt, and pepper.

Combine sautéed mixture, stuffing, raisins, and pecans in a large bowl. Add chicken broth and eggs; stir well. Spoon dressing into a lightly greased 13" x 9" baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 50 to 60 minutes or until well browned.

Note:

Christmas with Southern Living 2008

May 2008