Monday, November 21, 2005

A New Holiday Favorite

Bacon and Pear Stuffing
12 oz package of bacon, diced
1 large red onion, diced
3 celery stalks, diced
1 tsp rubbed sage
3 Bosc pears, peeled, cored, and diced
1 pkg. (14-16 oz) seasoned stuffing cubes
32 oz reduced sodium chicken broth
2 Tbs butter
In a Skillet, cook bacon until crisp. Transfer to paper towels, save 1 tbs fat. Return fat to skillet and cook onion, 5 minutes. Add celery and sage, cook until soft. Stir in pears, cook 4 more minutes. Place stuffing cubes and bacon in a large bowl; toss with pear and vegetable mixture. Pour broth over stuffing and mix well.
Pam a 9x13 and fill with stuffing. Dot with butter. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Remove from refrigerator and bring to room temperature. Cover with foil and place alongside turkey for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 minutes more.

I made it last year and it was a huge hit! Kind of a new take on an old favorite.

1 comment:

Rachel said...

i'm tempted to try it this year! you also must post the caramel apple cider and pumpkin whoopie pies recipes. divine~