Harvest bread stuffing

Harvest Bread Stuffing

Make this cholesterol-friendly harvest bread stuffing at Thanksgiving, or any time you need a heart healthy side dish.


6 cups cubed whole wheat bread1 cup chopped walnuts, almonds or pecans
1 cup Granny Smith Apple, chopped¾ cup chopped onion
1 cup pear, chopped¾ cup chopped celery
1 cup raisins1 Tbsp canola oil
1 cup fresh cranberries1 egg, beaten or ¼ cup egg substitute
½ cup apple cider or juice1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp poultry seasoning



Sauté apple, pear, onions, celery and nuts in oil for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat. Add cinnamon and poultry seasoning.

Toss together bread cubes, raisins, cranberries and apple mixture.

Stir in egg and apple cider.  Use less apple cider if you prefer a drier stuffing.

Spray pan with vegetable oil spray.  Spoon stuffing in pan.

Baked covered at 350 for 30-40 minutes.

Remove cover during last 10 minutes of baking if you want a crusty top.

Makes 10 cups.

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