Dried Cranberry & Multigrain Bread Stuffing

Just in time for Thanksgiving, here's a great stuffing recipe from historic Cherry Creek Winery's own Chef Marian.  For more info on recipes and wine pairings, check out Cherry Creek Winery's website.

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Will stuff 18 Chicken breasts or one Turkey breast

  • 3 cups of multigrain breadcrumbs (not large or fine chunks)

  • 1 cup dried cranberries that have been soaked in one cup of Cherry Creek Cellars Cranberry Passion for several hours

  • 1 medium sweet onion, finely chopped & sauteed until soft

  • 2  8 ozs packages Neufchatel cheese, softened

  • 1 tsp thyme

  • ½ cup finely chopped almonds

  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

1) Drain cranberries, reserving the liquid. Coarsely chop the cranberries.
2) Mix chopped cranberries with the Neufchatel, cranberries, onion, pepper, & thyme. Mix in the breadcrumbs.
3) Sprinkle the reserved Cranberry Passion over the bread mix, folding to blend.
4) Stuff poultry & bake according to directions. Chicken breasts can be wrapped in two sheets of phyllo that have been lightly brushed with olive oil, bake at 375° for 30 minutes.

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