Cranberry Pecan Ancient Grain Dressing

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Call it dressing, call it stuffing -- but make this new holiday favorite! The tangy cranberries, buttery rich KAMUT wheat, and crunch of the pecans make this dish a surefire success.


  • 2 pkg (5oz. each) Hodgson Mill Ancient Grain Medley-Rosemary & Olive Oil
  • 3-1/2 cups chicken broth, or vegetable broth, divided
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 tsp. orange peel, dried, or orange zest
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, or oil
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. shallots, finely,chopped
  • 1 tsp. poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 cup toasted pecans, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


Prepare ancient grain medley according to package directions using 3 cups broth.

Mix cranberries, orange peel, and 1/2 cup chicken broth in a medium bowl and microwave for 2 minutes on high. Set aside.

In a large saucepan, melt butter and sauté celery, shallot and poultry season, sauté about three minutes. Stir in cranberry mixture, grain medley, pecans, parsley and cook for about three minutes over medium heat to incorporate the flavors. Remove when liquid is absorbed. Serve.

Notes: *If using fresh zest, stir in during the last 3 minutes of cooking for a brighter flavor.

To make this dish vegan, use vegetable broth instead of chicken; and use vegetable oil instead of butter.

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