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Stuffing: Healthier Cranberry Fruit Dressing
cranberries-wisconsin-state-growersDried fruit adds a kick to this healthy turkey dressing or stuffing. This is an easy holiday recipe with quick preparation. You can even make it ahead of time and freeze for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any time of year!
  • 3 cups herb-seasoned stuffing mix
  • 2 cups mixed dried fruit, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 2/3 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup whole cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. ground sage
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme
  • 1 1/2 cups turkey broth or reduced sodium chicken bouillon
  • nonstick vegetable spray

newsletter-graphic-free2In a medium-sized bowl, combine stuffing mix, dried fruit, celery, onion, cranberry sauce, sage, thyme and turkey broth. Coat a 2-quart, oven-proof dish with nonstick vegetable spray. Spoon dressing in dish and bake uncovered at 325 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

Recipe courtesy, Jenny Craig's Savor the Season cookbook. (Introduction added.)

FREEZABILITY

Two to three months


16 servings; each: 130 calories, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g protein, 1 g fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium.

Photo courtesy, Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association.

Last updated and/or approved: March 2010. Original article appeared in Nov/Dec 2007 former print magazine.


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