Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipe

Prepare this easy stuffing in a baking dish, or use it to stuff the turkey. This healthy stuffing gets its sweetness from the apples and a unique flavor from the onion and walnut combination.Diabetic Recipe – Heart Healthy Recipe…

Special Diets: Heart Healthy Recipe and Diabetes Recipe

Category: Appetizers, Side Dishes, Heart Healthy, and Diabetes Friendly

Ingredients

15 servings

  • 30 slices wheat bread, cut into cubes
  • 2 Tbsp reduced calorie trans fat free margarine
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 1 egg and 2 egg whites, lightly beaten together
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tsp rubbed sage
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, chopped into cubes
  • Black pepper to taste

Directions

On a large baking sheet, toast bread cubes in oven. Allow the toasted bread to sit approximately 24 hours, until hard.Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly coat a large ovenproof baking dish (9 × 13 inch) with nonstick cooking spray.In a large saucepan, melt the margarine over medium heat. Stir in the onion and celery and slowly cook until soft. Remove from heat.Add the eggs, chicken broth and breadcrumbs to onion mixture. Mix together thoroughly. Mix in the rubbed sage, garlic powder, walnuts, apples and pepper.Press the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Bake for 1 hour, or until the top is browned and crisp.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size about 1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving

Calories
209
% Daily Value*
  • Total Fat
    8g
    12%
  • Saturated Fat
    1g
    5%
  • Cholesterol
    12mg
    4%
  • Sodium
    369mg
    15%
  • Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    9%
  • Dietary Fiber
    4g
    16%
  • Sugars
  • Protein
    7g
    14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calories needs.