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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

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
Servings4
Calories Per Serving354
Total Fat9g13%
Sugar2gN/A
Saturated4g21%
Cholesterol36mg12%
Protein5g10%
Carbs64g21%
Vitamin A82µg9%
Vitamin B60.4mg20.5%
Vitamin C43mg72%
Vitamin D0.2µg0.1%
Vitamin E0.3mg1.3%
Vitamin K6µg8%
Calcium67mg7%
Fiber0.9g3.7%
Folate (food)85µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)103µg26%
Folic acid11µgN/A
Iron2mg11%
Magnesium41mg10%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg13%
Phosphorus83mg12%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium578mg17%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg11%
Sodium392mg16%
Sugars, added1gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg19.5%
Zinc0.8mg5.6%