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Recipe by Real Simple November 2003

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Credit: Jim Franco

Recipe Summary

Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook the sausage in a large skillet over medium heat, breaking up the meat as it cooks. When it's brown, add the apples and cook, stirring occasionally, until the apples are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the dried fruit, sage, and nutmeg. Fold in the bread and add the broth.

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  • Lightly butter a 3-quart baking dish or casserole. Spoon in the stuffing. (The stuffing can be made to this point up to 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.) Place the stuffing in the oven while the turkey is cooking (or in a preheated 350ºF oven) and bake 40 to 45 minutes or until the top is golden and toasted.

  • Timesavers: Prediced dried fruit doesn't need chopping. Using prepared garlic bread means one herb fewer to chop and no garlic to mince. Cooking the stuffing separately saves you anxiety over those food-safety warnings about stuffing a raw bird.

Nutrition Facts

calcium 21mg; 365 calories; calories from fat 0%; carbohydrates 44g; cholesterol 24mg; fat 17g; fiber 3g; iron 2mg; protein 10mg; saturated fat 5g; sodium 483mg.
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