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Featured Holiday Recipe: BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Thanksgiving Stuffing Sandwich

November 01, 2021

The team at CHEF’STORE® thanks BEN’S ORIGINAL™ for their sponsorship and for sharing this delicious recipe with us.

Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, there’s no doubt it’s one of the most popular sides at a Thanksgiving meal! Regardless of what you call it, stuffing is likely one of the first sides to disappear. Every family has their own secrets and preparation styles to dress their stuffing to make it truly delicious. 

Stuffing, or dressing, is one of those sides that can be versatile and enjoyed in a variety of ways and there’s no better representation of that than BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Thanksgiving Stuffing Sandwich!

For over 70 years, BEN’S ORIGINAL™, has created nutritious food that brings many cultural flavors together to the table. CHEF’STORE is proud to partner with BEN’S ORIGINAL™ not only for the products they offer, but also for their commitment towards sustainability. 

In 2020, 99 percent of the rice they produced was sourced from farmers and partners working towards the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) standard. The SRP is a global multi-stakeholder alliance established in 2011 that promotes resource-use efficiency and climate change initiatives in rice systems. They work with both farms and supply chains to develop sustainable production standards in all rice value chains.

While the name is known as one of the top rice brands in the world, it offers a wide range of flavors and products like stuffing. BEN'S ORIGINAL™ Stuffing is available in either a Traditional White Bread or Classic Cornbread variety for holiday menus made easy.

BEN’S ORIGINAL™ cornbread stuffing brings together a blend of onions, celery, herbs, seasonings, and cornbread to bring a new twist to a timeless classic. This sandwich is one of the best ways to layer together the many flavors of fall.

BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Thanksgiving Stuffing Sandwich

Yield: 4 servings

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

2 cups BEN’S ORIGINAL™ Classic Cornbread Stuffing, prepared

1 ¼ cups orange juice

12 oz. fresh cranberries

1 orange, pitted, peeled, chopped

1 green apple, cored, diced

12 dried apricots

1 cup honey

½ tsp cardamom

8 slices seeded bread, lightly toasted

¼ cup mayonnaise

2 pounds turkey breast, skin on, roasted whole, carved

Cooking Instructions

1. Chutney: In a sauce pot, combine orange juice, cranberries and oranges. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, partially cover, and continue cooking until cranberries pop open. Add remaining ingredients and cook on low until thickened, about 15 minutes.

2. Assemble: Preheat oven to 400ºF. Spread out prepared stuffing on a sheet pan. Place in the oven and bake until crisp. Remove and set aside. Build the sandwich by placing mayonnaise on the bottom toast followed by the turkey, crisp stuffing, cranberry chutney, and then top with toast and serve.

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