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Published on November 24, 2021

Turkey Stuffing

Diabetic | Heart Healthy

Photo of a dish of cooked turkey stuffingWith Thanksgiving approaching, you might be interested in trying some new stuffing recipes. 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.

Ingredients

  • 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[xxx]

Preparation

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

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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