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    Sourdough Stuffing With Walnuts and Sage

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    30 mins

    30 mins

    Blanket Girl's Note:

    I haven't tried this, I found it VERY randomly while trying to type an English draft due the NEXT day. I think I like this site too much!! Anyway it's from an old edition of the Cincinnati Post online (12/18/02), in an article about holiday food. It sounds AMAZING, and I have trouble finding yummy stuffing recipes that don't have fruit in them (can't stand the sweet/savory combo). Anyway here it is so I don't lose it, maybe someone will review it before the next holiday season when I'm likely to get to it!

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    1. 1
      Heat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Dice the baguette into 1-inch cubes.
    3. 3
      Spread out on a sheet pan and toast in the oven for 5 to 7 minutes, until golden brown.
    4. 4
      Saute onions, celery and garlic in butter until onions are soft and translucent.
    5. 5
      Add walnuts, bread, sage and coat with the butter mixture.
    6. 6
      Add the stock a little at a time so that the bread absorbs the liquid evenly.
    7. 7
      Season with salt and pepper as desired.
    8. 8
      Turn stuffing into a greased, shallow baking pan and bake at 350 for 30 minutes, uncovered.
    9. 9
      Variation: To reduce fat, substitute more broth for some of the butter.
    10. 10
      Have extra bread or commercially made plain stuffing cubes on hand to stretch the butter-rich recipe as desired.

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    • on January 26, 2013


      Blanket Girl's recipe peaked my interest since I needed to do something with a loaf of sourdough bread and I had fresh sage leaves on hand, and I love walnuts. My loaf of bread was not a baguette, so since the recipe didn't give the quantity in measurements, after looking through a few other recipes, I decided on 6 cups of cubed bread. Using a food processor using the "S" ring, I mixed the fresh sage leaves and the walnuts together and pulsed them until I got the desired size for the walnuts and then set that aside. I cut back the butter to 3/4 cup. After changing the blade on the food processor I sliced the onions and celery, and used dried sliced garlic,sauteeing them in the butter as directed, then added the nuts and sage leaves. Being vegetarian, I don't have chicken stock on hand, so I used 2 tsp. of McKays chicken seasoning in 2 cups of boiling water for my broth. I followed her directions adding the broth a little at a time. When I finished her recipe, I decided the mixture looked too dry, so I added 3 well-beaten extra-large eggs. I baked mine in a 9" square pan for 35 minutes at 350 degrees and it came out really nice. I served it with cranberry sauce and was very pleased with the result. The walnuts add a nice crunch and the sage is subtle, not over powering. I think you'll be pleased with this recipe.

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    • on November 27, 2008


      This stuffing recipe is superb! I made it as-is with two small exceptions: firstly, I used dried sage instead of fresh. Keeping in mind that dried herbs are about three times more potent that their fresh counterparts, I adjusted accordingly. Secondly, I used vegetable stock in place of a meat broth. Also, the walnuts in this version really added a nice texture contrast that's often missing in most stuffing recipes. I'm contemplating adding some diced apple to this the next time I make it to give it a nice balance of sweet and savory flavors. Fantastic!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Sourdough Stuffing With Walnuts and Sage

    Serving Size: 1 (128 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 305.8
    Calories from Fat 278
    Total Fat 30.9 g
    Saturated Fat 15.4 g
    Cholesterol 62.8 mg
    Sodium 301.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 5.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    Sugars 2.1 g
    Protein 3.7 g

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    sourdough baguettes

    fresh sage leaves

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