Adam Weissman, is an organizer with Global Justice for Animals and the Environment (GJAE), an organization addressing the threat posed by free trade agreements to animals; the environment; safe, ethical, and sustainable food; and the human rights of environmental defenders. He also represents GJAE in Trade Justice New York Metro, a coalition of organizations from diverse social movements working together to resist the NAFTA neoliberal free trade model.
Vegetarian Stuffing with Apples and Pecans
1 package Arrowhead Mills or Chatham Village Stuffing Mix
1 ½ cup vegetable broth or water
1/3 cup olive oil or butter, plus 2 Tbs
1 onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 Gala apples (or Granny Smith), cored and cubed
1 – 4 oz package of baby bella mushrooms, chopped
1 cup chopped pecans
1 Tbs. Poultry spice
1 t. chopped garlic
½ cup Fresh Herbs, (thyme, rosemary, sage, parsley)
Bring vegetable broth to a boil, along with butter or oil. Add stuffing mix, stir and let sit covered for 5 minutes. Meanwhile,
in 2 Tbs olive oil, sauté onions for 5 minutes. Add celery and garlic and cook for another 5 minutes. Add the mushrooms, apples and poultry spice, and cook another 5 minutes. Add pecans. Add the sautéed vegetables to stuffing and mix well. Add the fresh herbs and season to taste.
Bake covered for 20 minutes before serving.