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Pear-Walnut Stuffing

Prep: 30 minutes
Bake: 45 minutes • Serves: 18

Nonstick cooking spray
1tablespoon Colavita® Olive Oil
4celery stalks, chopped
1large carrot, peeled and chopped
1/2small yellow onion, chopped
2Bartlett pears, peeled, cored and chopped
1cup toasted walnut pieces
2tablespoons chopped fresh sage
1tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
1teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon ground black pepper
1package (12 ounces) unseasoned, cubed stuffing
2-1/2cups Gia Russa® Culinary Chicken Stock
1/2cup reduced sugar dried cranberries

1. Preheat oven to 400°. Spray 13 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add celery, carrot and onion; cook 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pears, walnuts, sage, thyme, salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes or until pears soften, stirring occasionally.

2. In large bowl, gently combine stuffing, stock, cranberries and vegetable mixture; transfer to prepared dish and cover with aluminum foil. Bake stuffing 30 minutes; remove foil. Bake 15 minutes or until top is golden brown.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
164 Calories, 6g Fat (1g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol,
489mg Sodium, 21g Carbohydrates, 4g Fiber, 5g Protein