Emeril's Apple Pecan Stuffing
Emeril's Thanksgiving Stuffing Showdown
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and while those turkeys are ducking for cover, there's a kinder, gentler job to be done, and Chef Emeril Lagasse's the man to do it: His annual shootout over the kind of stuffing to make for that little gobbler.
Emeril prepared five stuffings recipes for Good Morning America, among them, an Apple Pecan Stuffing. Try his recipe in your own kitchen this Thanksgiving.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the bacon and cook, stirring, until starting to crisp, about 3 minutes. Add the onions, celery, apples, pecans, parsley, sage, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add the bread cubes, Creole seasoning, and stock, and stir well. Bring to a simmer and cook for 1 minute.
Remove from the heat and let cool slightly before stuffing into a turkey.
Recipe excerpted from New New Orleans Cooking by Emeril Lagasse with Jessie Tirsch, William Morrow and Company, © 1993