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Country Sausage, Apple and Sunsweet® Dried Cherry and Prune Stuffing

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1 lb sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup Sunsweet® Dried Cherries
  • 1/2 cup Sunsweet® Pitted Prunes, chopped
  • 3/4 cup¬†Sunsweet®¬†Amaz!n™ Prune Juice
  • 8 cups day-old cubed French bread
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and freshly ground pepper, or to taste
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 eggs, beaten
Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook sausage for 7 to 8 minutes in a skillet set over medium-high heat or until browned; remove excess fat. Break up sausage with the side of a wooden spoon. Add onions, celery and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes or until softened; cool completely. Bring cherries, prunes and prune juice to a boil in a saucepan set over medium-high heat. Remove from heat, let stand for 5 minutes. Drain any excess liquid; set aside. In a large bowl, toss bread with apples, parsley and reserved sausage mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a separate bowl, whisk broth with eggs until combined. Pour over the bread mixture, tossing to coat. Add reserved cherries and prune mixture; toss to combine. Transfer to a greased 9x13 inch pan. Bake, covered, for 30 minutes. Bake, uncovered, for an additional 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutritional Information
  • Total Servings 12
  • Serving Size 1/12
  • Calories per serving 191
  • Fat 9g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 545mg
  • Carbohydrates 19g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 11.5g
  • Protein 8g
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Products Used in This Recipe
Cherries
Amaz!n™ Prune Light
Amaz!n™ Prune Juice