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Basic bread stuffing

Basic bread stuffing
Los Angeles Times
Total time: 1 hour 20 minutes | Stuffs 1 (12- to 14-pound) turkey, about 10 to 12 servings
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 to 2 cups diced celery and leaves
  • 12 cups toasted 1/2-inch bread cubes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried sage or 1/4 cup minced fresh sage
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 cup turkey stock, water or milk

Step 1Melt butter in large stockpot. Add onion and celery and cook until vegetables are tender but not browned.

Step 2Add to bread cubes in large bowl. Add salt, pepper, sage and parsley, and toss until well mixed. Add turkey stock and blend well.

Step 3Bake any excess stuffing in lightly greased casserole at 325 degrees until heated through, about 30 to 45 minutes.

Each of 12 servings:
126 calories; 469 mg sodium; 23 mg cholesterol; 9 grams fat; 10 grams carbohydrates; 2 grams protein; 0.20 gram fiber.
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