posted by techgoddess 08-26-100 12:11 AM
Submitted by: Robyn Webb " This is a basic bread stuffing for a 12 pound turkey; it also includes seven variations. Preparation time is 20 minutes. This recipe is from The WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association. "
2 1/2 cups low fat, low sodium chicken broth
3 onions, diced
6 cups diced whole-grain bread
1 tablespoon paprika
1/4 cup egg substitute
salt and pepper to taste
In a skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1/2 cup of the chicken broth. Add the onions and cook for 10 minutes until onions have softened.
In a bowl, combine the cooked onions, remaining broth, bread, paprika, egg substitute and salt and pepper. Mix well. Place mixture inside the cavity of a turkey or place it in a casserole dish.
If stuffing is to be baked separately from the turkey, place stuffing in a preheated 350-degree oven and bake for 45 minutes.
Variations include - Herb Stuffing: Add 1 tablespoon mixed chopped sage, rosemary, and parsley.
Fruit Stuffing: Add 1/2 cup diced tart apples, washed cranberries, or diced pears.
Sweet Stuffing: Add 1 teaspoon allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, or ginger.
Mushroom Stuffing: Add 1 cup sliced mushrooms (white or wild). Saute with the onions. Cook until mushrooms are soft.
Chestnut Stuffing: Add 1 cup roasted chestnuts, peeled (chestnuts are low in fat). To save time, use a jar of water-packed chestnuts (some grocers stock these around the holidays) instead of roasting the chestnuts.
Dried Fruit Stuffing: Add 1 cup diced dried apricots, apples, figs, cranberries, or cherries.
Corn Bread Stuffing: Replace 3 cups of the whole-grain bread with 3 cups cornbread.
Makes 12 to 14 - 1/2 cup servings
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