Cornbread Stuffing with Chestnuts and Figs Recipe

This gluten free stuffing recipe will have Thanksgiving dinner guests raving. Make ahead and free up time for the rest of your Turkey Day prep.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced dried figs
  • 1/4 cup 100% corn bourbon or orange juice
  • 3 cups crumbled stale gluten-free cornbread
  • 3/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cooked chestnuts
  • 1/2 tsp chopped fresh sage
  • 2 cups fat free chicken broth
  • 3 egg whites

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Lightly coat a 2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. In a small bowl, soak figs in bourbon or orange juice until soft. Once soft, remove from liquid. Discard any remaining liquid and set aside figs.
  4. In a large bowl, combine cornbread, onion, celery, garlic, chestnuts, sage and figs. Add chicken broth and mix well. Let stand 5 minutes. Lightly whisk egg whites and fold into cornbread mixture.
  5. Evenly spread mixture into baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes, or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Amount Per Serving

Calories
283
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    5g
    8%
  • Saturated Fat
    2g
    10%
  • Cholesterol
    35mg
    12%
  • Sodium
    487mg
    20%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    51g
    17%
  • Dietary Fiber
    5g
    20%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    9g
    18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.