Stuffing with Dried Fruit

Stuffing with Dried Fruit

Apples, apricots, dried cranberries, and raisins--oh my! This is a stuffing that's stuffed with the best stuff. It's sure to be a favorite with the whole gang.

Watch all your favorite shows weekdays on NICK!Watch all your favorite shows weekdays on NICK!

Stuffing with Dried Fruit
Parent Supervision Needed
This recipe requires extra parent involvement and a watchful eye, because it may require sharp tools or hot pans.
Healthy Pick
This recipe is a healthy choice for your preschooler. Prepare it together to familiarize your child with its good-for-you ingredients.
Allergy Alert
This recipe contains one or more of the following common food allergens: dairy, nuts, soy, wheat, or eggs.

Servings: 6

Prep Time: 30 min.

Cook Time: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 cups seasoned stuffing cubes
  • 1 cup chopped dried fruit (apples, apricots, dried cranberries and raisins)
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme leaves
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 small rib celery, chopped
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth

Supplies

  • 1 1/2-quart casserole dish
  • Large Dutch oven

Directions

  1. Step 1.

    Preheat the oven to 350°F. Butter a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish and set aside. Add the olive oil to a large Dutch oven and place over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic. Cook, stirring often, until the onion softens and is translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add the bread cubes, dried fruit, thyme and parsley. Toss to coat. Pour the chicken broth over the mixture and stir until evenly coated. Spoon the mixture into the prepared casserole.

  2. Step 2.

    Place the casserole in the oven and bake until the top is crisp and lightly toasted, about 20 to 30 minutes.

Tip: Makes a wonderful side dish to chicken, pork, or turkey.

Nurtition Facts

  • Calories: 395
  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 6mg
  • Sodium: 1116mg
  • Total Carbs: 69g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 13g
  • Protein: 10g
  1. More Recipes
    1. Dora Butterscotch Candy Apples

      Make this a-DORA-ble autumn treat for the apple of your eye!

    2. Dora & Friends Cookie Treat

      Dora's keeping your cookie undercover until the surprise treat is ready to be unwrapped by a friend!

    3. PAW Patrol Snacks on a Roll

      PAW Patrol is on a roll with a simply healthy treat for your tot!

    4. Dora's Fruit & Pudding Garden

      Dora's dessert is a garden of delights with fruity flowers & sweet pudding!

    5. Bubble Guppies Bubble Bites

      Kids will have fun in the kitchen making these bubble bites just right!

    6. Bubble Guppies Fish Food

      A swimsational spread that will keep kids dipping back into the kitchen for more of this fish cracker snack!

    7. Bubble Guppies Fishin' Chips

      Something is fishy about these snacks… but kids won't suspect that a tasty treat could also be healthy!

    8. Bubble Guppies Jelly Fish Snack

      Fishin' for a quick and easy treat for your Bubble Guppies fan?

    9. Guppies Fizzy Fruit Fishing

      Go fishing for fruit--and make a game out of good eating!

    10. Pup-Pup Goodies Recipe

      Create a snack your kids won't be able to keep their paws off!

    11. PAW Patrol Pup-tastic Pupcorn

      Kids in the kitchen looking for a simple snack? Add pop to your pupcorn holders!

    12. Pear Patrol Badge Recipe

      Shield kids from unhealthy treats with this sweet and healthy snack!

    13. Wally's Magic Sticks

      Make this snack in a snap & watch them disappear like magic!

    14. Bobbin' for Bobgoblin Recipe

      Looking for a healthy snack kids will be goblin' up in no time?

    15. Ryder's Egg Slider

      Let's take a bite out of your picky eater's problem with this protein-packed snack!

    16. Norville Nibble

      Want to see fruit fly off the table into your preschooler's belly?

    17. Wallykazam Blue Letter Pancakes

      These pancakes spell out DELICIOUS!

    18. PAW Patrol Bone Cookies

      No baking job is too big, no pup lover is too small to help out in the kitchen!

    19. Wallykazam! ABC Cupcakes

      Like magic, these yummy cupcakes will disappear into thin air!

    20. Peter Rabbit's Carrot Cupcakes

      Be like a brave bunny & bake this easy recipe with your little rabbit!

    21. Dora the Explorer Cake

      Dora takes the cake. And in this case, she IS the cake!

    22. Dora's Tropical Fruit Smoothie

      Get a taste of the tropics with this healthy, fruity drink!

    23. UmiCar Sandwich

      Here's a mighty healthy lunch idea--go on, take it for a spin!

    24. Mr. Grouper Cheese & Crackers

      Bubble Guppies fans will dive right into this tasty dip!

    25. Swiper Pumpkin Pie

      Thanksgiving guests will want to swipe every last piece

    26. Max & Ruby Halloween Cake Pops

      Surprise party guests with this pair of costume-clad bunnies

    27. Bubble Puppy Ghost Cupcakes

      What's hiding under that sheet? One fin-tastic treat!

    28. Molly's Pink Swirly Smoothie

      Make them smile with a sweet Guppies treat!

    29. Chilly Gilly Smoothie

      A frozen drink that looks like Gil's tail? COOL!

    30. Peppa Pig Birthday Cake

      Bake up a perfect party cake for your Peppa fan!

    1. More Recipes
      1. Dora Butterscotch Candy Apples

        Make this a-DORA-ble autumn treat for the apple of your eye!

      2. Dora & Friends Cookie Treat

        Dora's keeping your cookie undercover until the surprise treat is ready to be unwrapped by a friend!

      3. PAW Patrol Snacks on a Roll

        PAW Patrol is on a roll with a simply healthy treat for your tot!

      4. Dora's Fruit & Pudding Garden

        Dora's dessert is a garden of delights with fruity flowers & sweet pudding!

      5. Bubble Guppies Bubble Bites

        Kids will have fun in the kitchen making these bubble bites just right!

      6. Bubble Guppies Fish Food

        A swimsational spread that will keep kids dipping back into the kitchen for more of this fish cracker snack!

      7. Bubble Guppies Fishin' Chips

        Something is fishy about these snacks… but kids won't suspect that a tasty treat could also be healthy!

      8. Bubble Guppies Jelly Fish Snack

        Fishin' for a quick and easy treat for your Bubble Guppies fan?

      9. Guppies Fizzy Fruit Fishing

        Go fishing for fruit--and make a game out of good eating!

      10. Pup-Pup Goodies Recipe

        Create a snack your kids won't be able to keep their paws off!

      11. PAW Patrol Pup-tastic Pupcorn

        Kids in the kitchen looking for a simple snack? Add pop to your pupcorn holders!

      12. Pear Patrol Badge Recipe

        Shield kids from unhealthy treats with this sweet and healthy snack!

      13. Wally's Magic Sticks

        Make this snack in a snap & watch them disappear like magic!

      14. Bobbin' for Bobgoblin Recipe

        Looking for a healthy snack kids will be goblin' up in no time?

      15. Ryder's Egg Slider

        Let's take a bite out of your picky eater's problem with this protein-packed snack!

      16. Norville Nibble

        Want to see fruit fly off the table into your preschooler's belly?

      17. Wallykazam Blue Letter Pancakes

        These pancakes spell out DELICIOUS!

      18. PAW Patrol Bone Cookies

        No baking job is too big, no pup lover is too small to help out in the kitchen!

      19. Wallykazam! ABC Cupcakes

        Like magic, these yummy cupcakes will disappear into thin air!

      20. Peter Rabbit's Carrot Cupcakes

        Be like a brave bunny & bake this easy recipe with your little rabbit!

      21. Dora the Explorer Cake

        Dora takes the cake. And in this case, she IS the cake!

      22. Dora's Tropical Fruit Smoothie

        Get a taste of the tropics with this healthy, fruity drink!

      23. UmiCar Sandwich

        Here's a mighty healthy lunch idea--go on, take it for a spin!

      24. Mr. Grouper Cheese & Crackers

        Bubble Guppies fans will dive right into this tasty dip!

      25. Swiper Pumpkin Pie

        Thanksgiving guests will want to swipe every last piece

      26. Max & Ruby Halloween Cake Pops

        Surprise party guests with this pair of costume-clad bunnies

      27. Bubble Puppy Ghost Cupcakes

        What's hiding under that sheet? One fin-tastic treat!

      28. Molly's Pink Swirly Smoothie

        Make them smile with a sweet Guppies treat!

      29. Chilly Gilly Smoothie

        A frozen drink that looks like Gil's tail? COOL!

      30. Peppa Pig Birthday Cake

        Bake up a perfect party cake for your Peppa fan!