Brandied Wild Rice Corn Bread And Chestnut Stuffing

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May. 07, 2011

Ingredients

Lean bacon 1/2 Pound , cut into cubes
Yellow onions 4 Medium , peeled and chopped
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , crushed
Celery 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) , finley diced
Mushrooms 1 1/2 Pound , sliced
Parsley 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , minced
Minced sage/1 1/2 tablespoons dried sage 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Wild rice 8 Ounce , cooked (1 Box)
Corn bread/8 ounce packages corn bread stuffing mix 8 Cup (128 tbs) , crumbled
Chestnuts 1 1/2 Pound , shelled, peeled, and quartered
Melted butter/Margarine 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Chicken broth/Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Brandy 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon

Directions

MAKING

1. Add bacon to a large, heavy skillet, place on moderately high heat and allow the bacon to turn brown. Transfer to paper towel and drain.

2. Add garlic, celery and onions to the drippings and stir fry for 8 to 10 minutes to turn golden brown. Mix parsley, sage and mushrooms to the onion mixture and sauté for 8 to 10 minutes. Add rest of the ingredients and mix well.

SERVING

3. Use as for stuffing a large turkey or suckling pig.

TIPS

1. Using a heavy foil, wrap the leftover stuffing and chill about an hour. Take out and place the foil along with the pig or turnkey in the roasting pan and heat with the pig or turkey.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 6625Calories from Fat 2538

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 287 g441.5%

Saturated Fat 152 g760%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 5787 mg241.13%

Total Carbohydrates 798 g266%

Dietary Fiber 76 g304%

Sugars 110 g

Protein 158 g316%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet