Puerto Rican Stuffing

Puerto Rican Stuffing
Makes:
8
to 10 servings
Prep Time:
15
minutes
Total Time:
56
minutes
1

Dietary Considerations:

Dairy Free
Give your holiday stuffing a Latin twist with this tropical stuffing recipe. It uses pork, coffee, red peppers, peas and olives for a flavorful and colorful side dish.

In this recipe:

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons NESCAFÉ CLÁSICO Pure Instant Coffee Granules
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 bag (6 ounces) seasoned stuffing mix
  • 1/2 cup green pigeon peas (gandules) OR black eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce

Directions:

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 2-quart baking dish.

HEAT oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add pork, coffee granules and ½ teaspoon bouillon; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 6 minutes or until crumbly. Add garlic, onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat.

DISSOLVE remaining 1 teaspoon bouillon in water.

ADD stuffing mix, pigeon peas, olives, tomato sauce and bouillon mixture to skillet. Gently stir to moisten. Spoon into prepared baking dish; cover with foil.

BAKE for 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve immediately.

SHORTCUT: Substitute 1 cup of prepared sofrito sauce for the chopped onions, red bell pepper and tomato sauce.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

  • Calories: 210
  • Calories from Fat: 80
  • Total Fat: 9g (14% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5g (12% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 20mg (7% of DV)
  • Sodium: 820mg (34% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 22g (7% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (8% of DV)
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Protein: 9g
  • Vitamin A: 10% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 50% of DV
  • Calcium: 6% of DV
  • Iron: 10% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Puerto Rican Stuffing

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 2 tablespoons NESCAFÉ CLÁSICO Pure Instant Coffee Granules
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 bag (6 ounces) seasoned stuffing mix
  • 1/2 cup green pigeon peas (gandules) OR black eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce

 

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Grease 2-quart baking dish.

HEAT oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add pork, coffee granules and ½ teaspoon bouillon; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 6 minutes or until crumbly. Add garlic, onion and bell pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat.

DISSOLVE remaining 1 teaspoon bouillon in water.

ADD stuffing mix, pigeon peas, olives, tomato sauce and bouillon mixture to skillet. Gently stir to moisten. Spoon into prepared baking dish; cover with foil.

BAKE for 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve immediately.

SHORTCUT: Substitute 1 cup of prepared sofrito sauce for the chopped onions, red bell pepper and tomato sauce.

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