Flavor this moist stuffing, or dressing, with pears, pecans, and nutmeg.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

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  • Spread bread slices on baking sheets. Place baking sheets in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or until bread is dry.

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  • Place the 2 tablespoons butter, the onion, and pear in a large skillet; cook over medium heat until tender but not brown, about 4 minutes. Set aside.

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  • Break the dried bread into small pieces. Place in a very large bowl. Bring 1/2 cup water and the 1/4 cup butter to boiling in a small saucepan. Add to bread crumbs, and toss just until moistened.

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  • Stir in pear mixture, pecans, parsley, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Add the remaining water as needed until mixture reaches desired moistness. Stuff turkey and roast in a 325 degree F oven or transfer stuffing to a 2-quart casserole and bake, covered in a 325 degree F or 350 degree F oven about 40 minutes or until heated through. Makes 12 to 14 servings.

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; 15 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 291 mg sodium. 26 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 4 g protein;

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