Apple-Onion Stuffing

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Apple-Onion Stuffing

Apple-Onion Stuffing
Number of Servings: single Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: Debbie Allen, RD
Food Groups: Vegetables, Fruits, Grains
Holiday: Thanksgiving, Christmas
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Origin: American


2 tablespoons Butter
1 cup chopped Onions
1 Shallot, minced
1 cup chopped Celery
7 cups Bread cubes (about 14 slices)
3/4 cup dried Cranberries or raisins, plumped
3 cups diced unpeeled red or green Apples
1/4 cup minced fresh Parsley
1/2 cup chopped Pecans, optional
1 1/4 to 1/2 cups Turkey or chicken stock


Melt the margarine in a large skillet. Add onions, shallot, and celery and saute until onions are golden. Add bread cubes, cranberries, apples, parsley, and pecans and mix well with a fork. Add just enough stock to make a moist stuffing. Place in a nonstick baking pan, cover and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. If stuffing dries out while baking add more stock. Makes 8 cups.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 165
Total Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 259 mg
Carbohydrates: 24 g
Protein: 3 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A: 33 RE
Vitamin C: 5 mg
Calcium: 41 mg
Iron: 1 mg

Cook's Notes: