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Apple-Walnut Stuffing

Relish this slow cooked apple and walnut stuffing made using Green Giant® sliced mushrooms - a delicious side dish.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 4 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 10
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine
1/2
cup chopped walnuts
1
tablespoon honey
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1
package (14 oz) herb-seasoned stuffing cubes
1
jar (4.5 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
1 1/2
cups applesauce
2
cups water

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 8-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the butter and the walnuts over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until nuts are lightly toasted. With slotted spoon, remove nuts from skillet; place in small dish. Add honey and nutmeg to nuts; mix to glaze. Set aside.
  • 2 In same skillet, melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Cook celery and onion in butter over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost tender.
  • 3 Meanwhile, spray 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place stuffing cubes. Add mushrooms and celery mixture; mix lightly. Add applesauce and water; mix lightly.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 5 Just before serving, sprinkle with glazed walnuts.
  • 1 In 8-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the butter and the walnuts over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until nuts are lightly toasted. With slotted spoon, remove nuts from skillet; place in small dish. Add honey and nutmeg to nuts; mix to glaze. Set aside.
  • 2 In same skillet, melt remaining 6 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Cook celery and onion in butter over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until almost tender.
  • 3 Meanwhile, spray 4- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place stuffing cubes. Add mushrooms and celery mixture; mix lightly. Add applesauce and water; mix lightly.
  • 4 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 5 Just before serving, sprinkle with glazed walnuts.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This stuffing will be moist. If you prefer a drier stuffing, reduce the water to 1 1/2 cups. For a flavor change, make apple-sausage stuffing. Omit the walnuts and reduce the butter to 1/4 cup. Add 12 oz cooked and drained sausage with the mushrooms.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
750mg
750%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.