Healthier Stuffing (Holiday Recipe)

Healthier Stuffing

Course: Side Dish
Keyword: vegetables

Ingredients

  • 16 slices of thin whole wheat bread dried out
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 stalks of celery diced
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 6 Tbsp butter melted, divided
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh Thyme
  • 1/4 tsp dried marjoram
  • 2 cups chicken bone broth
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a saucepan heat 3 tablespoons butter over medium heat.
  • Sauté onions, celery, carrots, and garlic until softened (about 5 minutes).
  • Add in parsley, rosemary, thyme, and marjoram, cooking for an additional
    2 minutes.
  • While vegetables are cooking cut dried bread into small cubes and place
    into a large bowl.
  • Pour vegetable mixture over bread and stir to coat.
  • Place broth, salt, pepper, and egg into bread mixture and stir to coat well.
  • Place stuffing mixture into a buttered baking dish.
  • Pour 3 tablespoons of melted butter evenly over stuffing.
  • Bake for 30-45 minutes until top of stuffing is browned.