Chestnut and Brioche Stuffing

Staff Writer
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

4
Servings
354
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.

 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Cholesterol
36mg
12%
Protein
5g
10%
Carbs
64g
21%
Vitamin A
82µg
9%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20.5%
Vitamin C
43mg
72%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.3%
Vitamin K
6µg
8%
Calcium
67mg
7%
Fiber
0.9g
3.7%
Folate (food)
85µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
103µg
26%
Folic acid
11µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
11%
Magnesium
41mg
10%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
13%
Phosphorus
83mg
12%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
578mg
17%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
11%
Sodium
392mg
16%
Sugars, added
1g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
19.5%
Zinc
0.8mg
5.6%