Sage Stuffing

Sage Stuffing
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Here’s a stuffing recipe that’s on the healthier side but will still thrill your guests. Our Sage Stuffing uses whole grain bread, omega-3 rich walnuts and cranberries to give it a holiday twist.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    1 hr
  • Servings
    12 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

12 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 190

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 0.9g
  • Cholesterol 20mg
  • Sodium 385mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
  • Protein 8g


  • day-old whole-grain bread (crusts removed, cut into small cubes)
    1 loaf (about 2 lbs)
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • large onion (chopped)
  • large celery stalks (chopped)
  • walnuts (coarsely chopped)
    1/3 cup
  • fresh sage (stems removed, coarsely chopped)
    1/2 bunch
  • low sodium chicken broth (hot)
    3 cup
  • egg (lightly beaten)
  • dried cranberries or cherries (coarsely chopped)
    1/2 cup
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • paprika
    1 tsp


  1. Preheat the oven to 375° F. Add the bread to a large bowl.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and celery, and sauté for 3 minutes. Add the walnuts and sauté for 2 minutes. Add in the sage and cook for 1 minute.

  3. Add the onion-sage mixture to the bread. Pour the hot chicken broth and egg over the onion-sage, and mix well (until moist). Add in the cranberries or cherries. Season well with salt and pepper. Add the mixture to a large casserole dish, and sprinkle with paprika. Bake for about 40-45 minutes, or until the top is browned and crusty.