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Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 75 mins
Servings: 6

Roasted Apple and Pumpkin Vegetarian Stuffing

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Roasted Apple and Pumpkin Vegetarian Stuffing is the perfect dish for your holiday table. A blend of seasonal flavour favourites combined with cubed Dempster’s® 100% Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat Bread creates a delicious and filling vegetarian side dish that everyone can enjoy. Serves six.
Dinner
Comfort Food
Sliced Bread

Ingredients

  • 6 slices Dempster’s® 100% Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat Bread, cubed (approx.)
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) diced pumpkin
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper, divided
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) pumpkin purée
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) finely chopped fresh sage
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) grainy mustard

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Arrange bread cubes on parchment paper-lined baking sheet; bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly toasted and dry.
  3. Let cool completely and transfer to large bowl.
  4. Increase oven temperature to 400°F (200°C).
  5. Toss together apples, pumpkin, onion, 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil, and half of the salt and pepper.
  6. Transfer to parchment paper-lined baking sheet; bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown and tender.
  7. Toss together bread, roasted apple mixture, vegetable broth, pumpkin purée, sage, remaining olive oil, mustard, and remaining salt and pepper until well coated (mixture should be moist but not soggy; if necessary, add a few extra bread cubes).
  8. Spoon stuffing into greased 8-inch (20 cm) square baking dish; cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  9. Remove foil; bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown and heated through.