Badger State Stuff­ing?

Taste of Home - - Greetings - —An­drea Fet­ting, Franklin, WI

It’s a con­test pick, all right—with beer, ba­con, cher­ries and sauer­kraut. On, Wis­con­sin!

Your fam­ily will love the con­trast­ing sweet, sa­vory and slightly tart fla­vors in this spin on a Thanks­giv­ing clas­sic. Feel free to use your fa­vorite beer or dried fruit to make the dish your own.

Prep: 35 min. • Bake: 50 min. + stand­ing • Makes: 8 cups

1/2 lb. ba­con strips, diced 1/2 lb. sliced fresh mush­rooms 1 medium onion, diced 1 cup chopped cel­ery

(about 3 stalks) 1 cup chopped car­rots

(about 4 medium car­rots) 2 gar­lic cloves, minced

1 can (8 oz.) sauer­kraut, rinsed and well drained 1/2 cup am­ber beer or chicken broth

5 cups cubed sour­dough bread

(1/2-in. cubes)

1 cup dried cher­ries or

dried cran­ber­ries

1 large egg

11/4 cups chicken broth

3 Tbsp. minced fresh pars­ley 1 tsp. poul­try sea­son­ing 1/2 tsp. pep­per

1. Pre­heat oven to 350°. In a large skil­let, cook ba­con over medium heat un­til crisp, stir­ring oc­ca­sion­ally. Re­move with a slot­ted spoon; drain on pa­per tow­els. Dis­card drip­pings, re­serv­ing 3 Tbsp. in pan.

2. Add the mush­rooms, onion, cel­ery and car­rots to drip­pings; cook and stir over medium-high heat un­til ten­der, 8-10 min­utes. Add the gar­lic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in sauer­kraut and beer. Bring to a boil; cook, un­cov­ered, un­til liq­uid is re­duced by half.

3. In a large bowl, com­bine bread cubes, cher­ries, ba­con and the sauer­kraut mix­ture. In a small bowl, whisk egg, broth, pars­ley, poul­try sea­son­ing and pep­per. Grad­u­ally stir into bread mix­ture.

4. Trans­fer to a greased 2-qt. bak­ing dish. Bake, cov­ered, for 20 min­utes. Un­cover; bake un­til lightly browned, 30-35 min­utes longer. Let stand for 10 min­utes be­fore serv­ing.

1 cup: 271 cal., 11g fat (4g sat. fat), 39mg chol., 700mg sod., 35g carb. (18g sug­ars, 3g fiber), 9g pro.

Badger State Stuff­ing

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