Chestnut and Brioche Stuffing

Chestnut and Brioche Stuffing
Staff Writer
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This recipe uses elegant shelled French chestnuts and rich brioche bread to create an indulgent, flavorful stuffing that's for more than just stuffing the bird on Thanksgiving

4
Servings
735
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

* French shelled chesnuts are available at TheFrenchyBee.com

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups shelled French chestnuts*
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 Cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 Cup vegetable stock
  • 2 Cups cubed brioche bread
  • 1 sage leaf, finely chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon maple syrup

Directions

In a large pot, boil the chestnuts in salted water until soft.  Drain and mash, using a potato ricer. 

In a large sauce pan, combine the mashed chestnuts, salt and pepper, cream, stock, brioche, sage, and maple syrup and stir well over low heat for 2 to 3 minutes. Season again to taste. Serve hot.

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
26g
37%
Sugar
7g
8%
Saturated Fat
6g
25%
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
111g
85%
Protein
14g
30%
Vitamin A, RAE
23µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
51µg
57%
Calcium, Ca
189mg
19%
Choline, total
17mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
9g
36%
Fluoride, F
49µg
2%
Folate, total
111µg
28%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
68mg
21%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
315mg
45%
Selenium, Se
23µg
42%
Sodium, Na
1455mg
97%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
108g
4%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Chestnut Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Chestnut Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.