Southern Style Peach, Pecan, Sage and Cranberry Dressing


Southern Style Peach, Pecan, Sage and Cranberry Dressing

8 cups artisan bread, cubed
4 cups corn bread, cubed
3 stalks celery, diced
1/2 sweet onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup butter
1/4 pepper
2 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
2 tbsp fresh sage, snipped

1/2 cup dried peaches, snipped
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/4 cup toasted pecan pieces
1 large egg
1/2 cup cream
1/2 – 3/4 cup chicken broth
Zest of 1/2 orange

Heat oven to 350
Place bread, cornbread in a large bowl. Add parsley, sage and pepper.
Set aside.
In a large sautรฉ pan, melt butter, cook onion and celery until soft. Drizzle over bead mixture and toss to coat.
Whisk together, egg and cream, stir in 1/2 cup of the chicken broth. Drizzle over bread mixture and stir to mix. Add in dried peaches, cranberries, pecans, and orange zest. Add additional broth if necessary. Pour into a buttered baking dish, cover and bake for 35-40 minutes, uncovering the last 5-10 minutes to brown top if desired.

Makes enough to stuff a 10-14 pound turkey

Recipe by AmyRichardson

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