- 12 cups homemade-style whole-wheat or white bread in 1/2" cubes - (abt 1 lb)
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 cups chopped onion
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 2 Golden Delicious apples peeled, and cut into 1/2" dice
- 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper
- 1 cup chopped roasted pecans
- 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
In a preheated 400 degree oven, toast bread cubes 5 to 7 minutes or until barely golden.
In a large skillet, melt 6 tablespoons butter and cook onion and celery over medium heat for 3 minutes or until softened.
In another skillet, melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter, add apples, and saute until softened. Transfer onion mixture, apples, bread cubes, herbs, salt, pepper, pecans, and chicken broth to a bowl. Toss well and adjust seasoning.
Transfer to baking dish and bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes until heated through and crust forms on top.
This recipe yields 12 servings.