Stuffing Recipe

  • 1 wholewheat loaf, made into coarse breadcrumbs
  • 570g pork mince
  • 2 tbsp rosemary, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tbsp lemon thyme, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Italian parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp sage, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 3 Pink Lady apples or any other tart apples, grated on the coarsest setting
  • 100g pecan nuts, coarsely chopped
  • 125g dried peaches, coarsely chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • salt and pepper to season

Mix together the breadcrumbss, the pork mince, and all of the herbs, garlic, apples, pecans, dried peaches, egg and seasoning until you have a well-mixed stuffing. Stuff the turkey compactly.

Boschendal 1685 Chardonnay 2008 complements this dish.

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Recipe Diane Heierli • Photography C&D Heierli