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Southern-Style Dressing

Makes: 8 to 10 servings
Prep 30 mins Bake 325°F 45 mins
Southern-Style Dressing
Ingredients
  • 2  medium sweet potatoes
  • 4  slices  bacon
  •  Butter
  • 3/4  cup  chopped onion
  • 1  clove garlic, minced
  • 2  cups  chopped fresh collard greens or Swiss chard
  • 3  cups  corn bread stuffing mix
  • 1/2  cup  coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1  tablespoon  snipped fresh parsley
  • 1/4  teaspoon  coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 - 1 1/4  cups  chicken broth
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 325 F. Wash sweet potatoes; prick several times with a fork. Place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 4 to 6 minutes or until tender; cool at least 20 minutes. Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes; set aside.

2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook bacon until crisp; drain bacon on paper towels. Reserving drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon; set aside. Measure drippings. If necessary, add butter to drippings to make 3 tablespoons. Cook onion in reserved drippings over medium heat until just tender. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Add collard greens or chard and cook 5 minutes more or until tender.

3. In bowl combine potatoes, bacon, onion mixture, stuffing mix, pecans, parsley, and pepper. Add enough broth to moisten, toss lightly to combine. Transfer to a 2-quart casserole or baking dish; cover. (Or use to stuff an 8- to 10-pound turkey.) Bake casserole about 45 minutes or until heated through (165F). Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Southern-Style Dressing)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 310,
  • Fat, total (g) 16,
  • chol. (mg) 17,
  • sat. fat (g) 4,
  • carb. (g) 35,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 7,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 7,
  • vit. A (IU) 5151,
  • vit. C (mg) 6,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 2,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 24,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 669,
  • Potassium (mg) 219,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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