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Chestnut, Prune, and Pancetta Stuffing
  • prep: 45 min
  • cook: 2 hr
  • total: 2 hr 45 min
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  • Summary

    There's lots of bold flavor in this hearty stuffing, which, though inspired by a classic Italian combination, happens to work in perfect concert with everything on the American holiday table. Baking it in a wide dish yields plenty of crusty top for everyone.

    Ingredients

    • 1 (1 1/2-lb) sourdough loaf, cut into 1/3-inch dice (18 cups)
    • 1 lb coarsely chopped pancetta slices (about 3 cups)
    • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons
    • 3 cups chopped celery (5 to 6 ribs)
    • 4 cups chopped onions (2 large)
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 3 (7- to 8-oz) jars peeled cooked whole chestnuts, halved (4 cups)
    • 3/4 lb pitted prunes (2 cups), quartered
    • 5 cups turkey stock , heated to liquefy, or reduced-sodium chicken broth (40 fl oz)
    • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • a 4-quart shallow ovenproof baking dish (15 by 10 by 2 inches)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 237 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.09%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.16%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 81451 mg 3393.81%
    • Calcium: 31 mg 3.1%
    • Potassium: 230 mg 6.57%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.88%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 48 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 12.39%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.52%
    • Vitamin C 16.69%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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