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This Italian Herb Plant-Based Stuffing Is Your New Go-To Side Dish



Side dishes shouldn’t be an afterthought, don’t you agree? Why are so many sides bland, overcooked, soggy sideshows, when they can be fresh, flavorful, hearty and healthy stars of the meal? This holiday season, impress your guests with Italian Herb Stuffing featuring ​​With CHi Foods Italian Herb Plant-Based Pork! Rosemary, fennel, lemon, black pepper, onion and of course a strong showing from garlic, mix and mingle to create a plant-based pork your Italian Grandmother would be proud of.


With CHi Foods, you get organic plant-based pork made with real food. No sketchy ingredients. Plus 11 g of complete protein and all products are Keto-friendly, Paleo-friendly, zero net carbs, top 9 allergen free, and incredibly delicious.This stuffing is seriously satisfying and can be served as the main course for vegans, veggie-lovers, and anybody who appreciates good food.

Please see below for a simple way to upgrade a classic dish and if CHi Foods might be a fit for upcoming coverage, let’s get you some samples! Also available at Sprouts & Meijer stores nationwide.

Italian Herb Stuffing With CHi Plant-Based Pork

Ready in 50 mins (20 min prep, 30 min cook)

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 package CHi Italian Herb

  • 7-8 cups (half a large loaf) baked french bread, cubed (or sub for gluten-free bread)

  • 1 tbsp. vegan butter

  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced

  • 2 celery ribs, diced

  • 2 carrots, diced

  • 1 tbsp. garlic, minced

  • 1/2 tsp. dried fennel

  • 1 tsp. fresh oregano, minced

  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme, minced

  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable stock

  • Salt and pepper to taste

STEP 1 Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Place bread cubes on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 20 minutes until toasted. Make sure to rotate the baking sheet halfway through for even cooking.

STEP 2 While the cubes are baking, heat a large pan over medium heat. Cook Chi Italian Herb Ground Pork according to the package. Place cooked ground pork onto a plate and set aside. Place the pan back on the burner at medium heat.

STEP 3 Add butter to the pan until melted. Stir in onions, celery, carrots, and garlic. Sauté for 2 minutes. Sprinkle in fennel, oregano, and thyme. Cook for an additional 8 minutes until vegetables are tender. Add in pork and mix until well combined. Set aside.

STEP 4 Remove the bread from the oven and increase the oven temperature to 375 degrees. Add bread and vegetable/pork mixture to a large casserole dish. Pour broth on top and mix well.

STEP 5 Bake in the oven for 30 minutes until the top is browned and crisp. Salt and pepper to taste and serve hot.

Bon appétit!!!


About: CHi Foods is a revolutionary crew on a journey to transform plant-based meat from soil to shelf. As modern Plant Hunters, they journey to the rainforest to bring you nutritious, ethically sourced, whole food ingredients. They craft delicious, organic plant-based meats with bold heritage flavors to delight you and your community! Find CHi in Sprouts stores across the nation, located in the freezer chest near the meat section, and visit CHiFoods.us for more information. Check out their IG!

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