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This low-calorie turkey stuffing is a quick and easy recipe for Thanksgiving or any time you want to dress up a poultry dish. The woodsy flavor of sage gives the stuffing a delicious flavor.

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      • 10 slices whole wheat bread, cubed
      • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
      • 1/2 cup chopped onion
      • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
      • 1/2 cup chopped celery
      • 1 Tbsp dried sage
      • 1/8 tsp salt
      • Black pepper to taste
      • 1/4 cup chopped fresh sage
      • 1 garlic clove, minced
      • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth or turkey broth


      • Preheat oven to 350°.
      • Layer bread cubes on a baking sheet and toast in oven about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside.
      • In a large saucepan, heat butter over moderate heat until melted. Add onion, carrots and celery and sauté for 1 minute. Mix in seasonings and garlic, and cook 3 minutes, until vegetables are softened. Add chicken broth and simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
      • In a large bowl, toss toasted bread cubes (reserve 1/4 cup for topping later) with vegetable mixture.
      • Coat a casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Transfer stuffing mixture to casserole dish and top with reserved 1/4 cup bread cubes. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until golden.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 10

Serving size: 3/4 cup

Per Serving: Calories: 143 Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 13mg Sodium: 363mg Carbohydrates: 22g Fiber: 4g Protein: 5g

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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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