Fruited Bread Stuffing

(Serves 6)

Make the most of dried fruit with this delicious stuffing.

Vegetable oil spray (to coat pan)

  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, peeled, diced finely
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots or peaches
  • 1/8 cup chopped dried apples
  • 2 cups dry bread crumbs

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray pan with oil and saut onion and celery with sage and ginger, until vegetables are soft. Add stock and fruit. Bring to a boil, stirring. Lower heat and simmer until slightly thickened (about 5 minutes).

Add bread crumbs and stir until all ingredients are well-incorporated. Pack into 2-quart oiled loaf pan or nonstick casserole, cover, and bake for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake until browned on top (about 5 minutes). Can be served topped with chopped nuts or unsweetened granola.

Total calories per serving: 192

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