Pear and Dried Winter Fruit Stuffing
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Pear and Dried Winter Fruit Stuffing

  • Prep: 20 minutes
  • Bake: 15 minutes
  • Stand: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 12

Ingredients & Directions

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 2 medium pear, chopped
  • 1 package (14 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Herb Seasoned Stuffing
  • 2 cups seasoned croutons
  • 1 cup chopped dried fruit bits (peaches, figs, prunes and/or cranberries)
  • 4 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Organic Chicken Broth
  • Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth
  • 2 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh fines herbes or fresh parsley

Heat 1 tablespoon butter in an 8-inch skillet over medium heat.  Add the onions and cook until tender, stirring occasionally.  Remove the onions from the skillet.

Heat 1 tablespoon butter in the skillet.  Add the pears and cook and stir for 5 minutes or until lightly browned.

Heat the broth and the remaining butter in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat to a boil.

Stir the stuffing, croutons and dried fruit in a large bowl.  Add the broth mixture and mix lightly.  Let stand for 15 minutes.  Stir in the eggs, herbes, onions and pears.  Spoon the stuffing mixture into a greased 3-quart casserole.

Bake at 350°F. for 45 minutes or until the stuffing mixture is hot.