Member Contributor:  Cathi Salach
Makes:  a 9 x 13 pan
Prep Time:  45 to 50 minutes
Cook Time:  1 hour
Total Time:  2 hours 

Ingredients 

  • 2 large yellow onions, diced 
  • 6 stalks celery, diced 
  • 3 apples, cored & diced 
  • 6 oz. dried apricots, snipped into tiny pieces 
  • 20 oz. stuffing bread cubes 
  • 1 qt veg broth, ff & low sodium 
  • 1  6.75 oz Apple juice lunch box 
  • 1 T powdered sage 
  • 2 T cinnamon 

Directions 

  1. Put snipped apricots in a small bowl, cover with broth and microwave for for two minutes.   (Or heat in pan till broth is hot.)  Let stand while cooking onions.  
  2. Saute onion and celery in some broth until mixture is soft and turning brown.  
  3. Put bread cubes in a very large mixing bowl, add sage & cinnamon and toss well.  
  4. Add apricots with broth and toss.  
  5. Add onion/celery mixture and apples & toss well.  
  6. Taste and add more seasoning if desired.  
  7. Pour Apple juice in a large measuring cup. Add broth to make 2 cups. Mix well and pour over stuffing.   
  8. Mix stuffing together well. Add more broth if you want a moister dressing.  
  9. Put stuffing into a 9 x 13 non stick pan.  
  10. Cover with parchment paper and then foil.  
  11. Bake for 1 hour. Remove foil and paper and if not brown, leave in oven to brown a little.  
  12. Let rest for 10 min. before serving.  

It's the food!

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