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Apple-Bacon Dressing

This Apple-Bacon Dressing will please any dressing enthusiast. Studded with chunks of apple, smoky bacon, crunchy walnuts, and fresh parsley, each bite is delightfully unique.

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Preheat oven to 325°. Coat a 3-qt. baking dish with nonstick spray. Cook bacon in a large skillet until crisp; transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate and drain all but 2 Tbsp. drippings. Add butter to drippings and melt over medium heat.

Sweat apples, onions, and celery in skillet until softened, 12–15 minutes. Add wine and reduce 5 minutes.

Combine onion mixture with bread, bacon, broth, pecans, parsley, sage, eggs, zest, salt, and pepper; transfer to prepared dish. Bake dressing until bread is crisp around the edges, 40–45 minutes.

Step 1

To easily stale bread for dressing, transfer bread cubes to a low-heated oven and bake until dry.

step 2

Add wine to sautéed apples and vegetables for deeper flavor and additional moisture.

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