Christmas apricot and chestnut stuffing

Christmas apricot and chestnut stuffing

Preparation time

30 mins to 1 hour

Cooking time

10 to 30 mins



It’s definitely worth the effort of making your own stuffing for Christmas dinner, and Mary Berry’s version is a winner.

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From Saturday Kitchen



  • 600ml/1 pint water
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 225g/8oz pre-soaked dried apricots, snipped into small pieces
  • 225g/9oz fresh white breadcrumbs
  • 75g/3oz butter
  • 225g/8oz frozen chestnuts, thawed, roughly chopped
  • generous bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper