Green Grape White Wine Bread Stuffing

Comments: A gourmet stuffing that enhances any festive dish.
Servings: 6


3 tablespoons [45 g] butter
1 leek, white part only, finely chopped
2 Franch shallots, peeled then finely chopped
1 teaspoon [5 mL] thyme
1 country-style bread, crusts removed and diced
2 cups [500 mL] hot chicken broth
1 pound [454 g] small sweet seedless green grapes
1/2 teaspoon [2.5 mL] nutmeg
1 tablespoon [15 mL] finely chopped parsley
1 cup [250 mL] Riesling or any other mild white wine
Salt and pepper, to taste



Preheat oven to 350F [180C].
Butter a baking dish using 1 tablespoon [15 g] of the butter.
Melt remaining butter into a frypan.
Stirring often, brown together chopped leek and shallots over medium heat for 7 minutes.
Transfer into a large bowl.
Mix in thyme; salt and pepper.
Add bread dices then pour in hot chicken broth; mix.
Mix in small sweet green grapes, nutmeg and finely chopped parsley.
Leave to rest for 15 minutes.
Transfer cooled mixture into a buttered baking dish.
Cover with al foil and bake stuffing for 40 minutes.
Remove from oven; mix in white wine until completely absorbed.
Bake for 10 minutes more, before serving.