Access Hollywood Live: Calorie-Busting Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe
First Published: November 21, 2011 12:45 PM EST Credit: Access Hollywood
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Just four days until it’s time to chow-down on a Thanksgiving feast! Mouth-waterting turkey, potatoes, pumpin pie — and stuffing.
But the holiday doesn’t have to be a time to worry about counting calories.
Cooking Light contributing editor Allison Fishman stopped by Access Hollywood Live with recipes for healthier yet tasty versions of the classic calorie-busting stuffing. Here’s one for just over 200 calories per serving.
Ciabatta Stuffing with Chestnuts & Raisins: (serves 12)
Ingredients: 10 cups cubed ciabatta bread 2 tbs. Extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped celery 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tbs. chopped rosemary 1 tbs. chopped sage 2 cups peeled chestnuts, chopped 1/2 cup golden raisins 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 large egg Salt & pepper
How-to: Pre-heat oven to 350-degrees. Arrange bread in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 25 minutes. Place bread in large bowl.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan, then add celery and next 6 ingredients. to pan; cook 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Add celery mixture, chestnuts, and raisins to bread; toss well. Combine chicken broth and egg, strirring with whisk. Add broth mixture to bread mixture, tossing gently.
Spoon bread into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350-degrees for 50 minutes or until top is lightly browned.
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