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chestnut stuffing

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Recipe by
Vannessa Vazquez
Charleston, SC

My mom makes chestnut stuffing every Thanksgiving and man, is it good! Stuffing just isn't stuffing without chestnuts.

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Ingredients For chestnut stuffing

  • 1/2 lb
  • 1/4 c
    half and half
  • 1/8 tsp
  • "just a pinch" of pepper
  • "just a pinch" of salt
  • 1 lb
    chestnuts, roasted, peeled and chopped
  • 6 c
    white bread, cubed and dried
  • 1/4 c
    parsley, chopped
  • 4 c
    celery, chopped with tops
  • 1 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    white wine

How To Make chestnut stuffing

  • 1
    In hot butter in a large skillet, saute onion, celery and parsley, stirring, for about 5 minutes.
  • 2
    In a large kettle, combine bread cubes, chestnuts, salt, pepper and nutmeg; Toss to mix well.
  • 3
    Combine half-and-half and wine; mix well.
  • 4
    Add to bread mixture, along with the vegetables and drippings in skillet; Toss lightly, using 2 forks.
  • 5
    NOTE: Makes enough for 12-16 pound bird.