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Chestnut and Brioche Stuffing

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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

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.