This recipe is a case of opposites attracting: The savory rye bread and sausages meet up with the sweet pears and chestnuts, and sparks fly.

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Credit: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto

Recipe Summary

1 hr 10 mins
Serves 10 to 12 (serving size: 3/4 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Add sausage and cook, stirring occasionally, until browned, about 7 minutes. Put sausage in a large bowl. Add bread, pears, and chestnuts.

  • Mix broth, eggs, salt, and thyme in a second bowl and pour over bread mixture, tossing gently to mix. Transfer mixture to a greased 9- by 13-in. baking dish.

  • Bake stuffing until firm to the touch and starting to brown on top, about 45 minutes.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

293 calories; calories from fat 54%; protein 11g; fat 18g; saturated fat 5.2g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 3.4g; sodium 717mg; cholesterol 68mg.