New Castle News

Healthy Living: Lori Brothers

November 14, 2013

Lori Brothers: Hands off! Not touching your food is wise

(Continued)

NEW CASTLE — Low Fat Cranberry Apple Stuffing Muffins

Ingredients:

  •     2 tsp canola oil
  •     3 celery stalks, finely chopped
  •     1 medium onion, finely chopped
  •     2 tsp fresh chopped thyme
  •     2 tsp fresh chopped sage
  •     2 tsp fresh chopped rosemary
  •     1 large Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  •     8 cups unseasoned bread cubes, dried/toasted (try adding some whole wheat bread cubes)
  •     1 cup dried cranberries
  •     Pinch of salt (optional) and 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  •     1 large egg, beaten or equivalent egg substitute
  •     2 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth

Preparation:

Coat a 12-cup muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Heat oil on medium heat in a large skillet. Sauté celery, onion and herbs for 5 minutes. Add apples and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.

Place bread cubes and dried cranberries in a large mixing bowl. Add sautéed vegetables. Season with a pinch of salt, if desired and some freshly ground black pepper. Add egg followed by broth. Stir everything well.

Spoon stuffing mixture into muffin tin.

Bake for 18-20 minutes, until golden.

Makes 12-15 stuffing muffins.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Healthy Living: Lori Brothers
House Ads
Poll

"State Fair" opens at the New Castle Playhouse tonight. Will you be checking out the show?

Definitely! I've already got my tickets.
Maybe. I'm not sure.
Nah, it's not for me.
     View Results