Nutritional information for fresh chestnuts
Chestnut and Raisin Stuffing
If using thawed frozen chestnuts, just cover chestnuts in water and cook for 8-10 minutes, drain, and reserve the cooking liquid.
Coarsely chop prepared chestnuts. Add the reserved liquid. Pour mixture over other combined ingredients in large bowl.
Pack stuffing loosely in the neck and body cavity of the bird.
Alternately, preheat an oven to 325 degrees ûF and bake the stuffing in a greased, covered casserole dish for 30 minutes.
Makes 5 Cups (enough to stuff a 10–12 pound bird)
Preparation time: 10–15 minutes, plus preparing the chestnuts
Cooking time: 10 minutes if using as a stuffing in a bird or 30 minutes if baked separately.