Pear - Pecan Stuffing

Recipe by Derf2440
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 12-14
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees to speed-dry the bread and/or to bake the stuffing separately from the turkey.
  • Spread bread slices on baking sheets.
  • Place baking sheets in the oven for 20 minutes or until bread is dry.
  • Place the 2 tablespoons butter, onion and pear in a large frying pan. Cook over medium heat till tender but not brown, about 4 minutes.
  • Set aside.
  • Break the dried bread into small pieces, and place in a very large bowl.
  • Bring 1/2 water and the 1/4 cup butter to boiling in a small saucepan.
  • Add to bread crumbs, and toss just till moistened.
  • Stir in pear mixture, pecans, parsley, nutmeg, salt and pepper.
  • Add the remaining water as needed until mixture reaches desired moistness.
  • Stuff turkey and bake according to your liking, or put stuffing into a 2 quart casserole and bake, covered in preheated oven for 40 minutes or until heated through.
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