Tired of soggy, pre-packaged breadcrumb stuffing mixes? Try this homemade, brown rice stuffing - it's easy, healthy and delicious!
Author: American Institute for Cancer Research
Serves: 16 person(s)
Preparation Time: 25 mins
1 large onion, peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1 bell pepper (color of choice), seeded and chopped
1/2 lb mushrooms, washed and sliced
1 cup diced tart apple (such as Granny Smith)
3 cup cooked brown rice
1/2 cup walnut pieces
1/4 cup finely chopped parsley
1/2 Tbsp orange zest
1/2 tsp chopped fresh sage
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 pinch each of salt & pepper, to taste
In a large saucepan, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, celery and bell pepper. Cook over medium heat for 7 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the mushrooms and apple and continue cooking for an additional 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and place in a large bowl.
Mix in the rice, walnuts, parsley, orange zest and sage. Add egg and mix well to moisten the stuffing. Transfer the mixture to a 9 x 13-inch baking dish, cover with foil and bake for 1 hour.
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