Jalapeno Cheddar Stuffing

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I can't believe I'm saying this: it's almost STUFFING season!!

While most people oogle the turkey, I head straight for the stuffing on the holidays. I'm a carboholic, what can I say?

This cheesy AND spicy twist on a traditional holiday classic will wake you up from your turkey slumber.

Stuffing made with jalapenos, cheese and BEER?! Where do I sign up to eat this every day!?

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Jalapeno Cheddar Stuffing

  • Number of Servings: 8
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Jalapeno Cheddar Stuffing

Ingredients

  • 8 oz sourdough bread cubes
  • ½ cup onion, diced
  • 2 jalapenos, diced
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • ½ cup mozzarella, shredded
  • 2 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • ½ tbsp rosemary
  • 24 oz beer
  • 12 oz hard cider
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 cup Colby jack cheese cubes
  • 1 tbsp butter

Mouth Feel

Salty
Savory
Sour
Bitter
Sweet
Spicy

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Instructions

  1. In a large skillet over medium high heat, melt the butter and saute the onion, jalapenos and celery until tender, about 5-6 minutes. Add one can of beer to the veggies and simmer for 30 minutes until the liquid is reduced by half.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine the bread cubes, parsley, thyme and rosemary. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Pour the other can of beer, bottle of hard apple cider and lime juice over the bread cubes. Let soak for about 30 minutes.
  3. Combine the sauted veggie mix into the bread cube mix. Stir gently (be careful not to over stir and turn the bread to mush).
  4. Grease a baking dish then pour in the soaked bread. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella over the top and poke the colbyjack cheese cubes into the stuffing so every bite has some cheese in it.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until the moisture as cooked out and the top of the stuffing is firm. Serve warm and enjoy!
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