Cranberry Stuffing

Some might say stuffing is the best part of a feast. Try this version for an aromatic treat.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 18

Ingredients

1
cup butter or margarine
3
medium celery stalks (with leaves), chopped (1 1/2 cups)
3/4
cup finely chopped onion
9
cups soft bread cubes (15 slices)
1/2
cup dried cranberries or golden raisins
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried sage leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook celery and onion in butter, stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Stir in about one-third of the bread cubes. Place in large bowl. Add remaining bread cubes and ingredients; toss.
  • 2 Stuff turkey just before roasting.

Expert Tips

To bake stuffing separately, place in greased 3-quart casserole or rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches. Cover and bake at 325°F for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 15 minutes longer.

Vary the flavor of this stuffing by using dried cherries or dried blueberries for the cranberries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.