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Oyster, Bread And Pecan Stuffing

Courses: Side dish
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 tablespoon 15mlButter
1 tablespoon 15mlOil
2 tablespoons 30mlOnions - diced (small)
1   Mixed dried herbs
  = (oregano, basil, sage)
2 cups 292g / 10ozButton mushrooms - chopped
1 cup 146g / 5.1ozPecans - chopped
1/2 cup 55g / 1.9ozFinely-chopped celery
3 cups 438g / 15ozToasted bread crumbs
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozChopped canned oysters
1   Egg - beaten
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in the oil in a skillet over medium-low heat, then cook the onions until they are translucent, 5 to 8 minutes. Do not brown. Toward the end of cooking, add the dried herbs and mushrooms, raise the heat to medium, stir and cook ever so briefly, only until the scent begins to rise.

Remove from the heat, mix with the chopped nuts, celery, bread, oysters, beaten egg and salt and pepper to taste. Stuff in a turkey or place in a 13- by 9-inch glass baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

This recipe yields 6 to 8 servings.

Each of 8 servings: 208 calories; 169 mg sodium; 35 mg cholesterol; 15 grams fat; 2 grams saturated fat; 14 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams protein; 2.68 grams fiber.

The Los Angeles Times, 11-14-2001


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