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Grandma's Stuffing

Grandma's Stuffing

114 Ratings
114 Ratings
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Makes: 8 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This stuffing has lots of crunch and flavor from the apples, celery, and onions. Whole wheat bread gives this recipe a boost of whole grains.

Ingredients

  • 10 cups whole wheat bread cubes (or white bread or buns, dry)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup celery (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, dried (or 1 Tbsp fresh parsley chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)
  • 2 2 apples (optional - medium, pared, cored and chopped, or 1/4 cup raisins)
  • raisins

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Put cubes in a large bowl. Set aside.

3. Put water in medium saucepan. Add onion, celery, parsley, salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes. Do not drain. Pour over bread cubes.

4. Stir in milk and egg. Gently stir in apples, and raisins, if desired.

5. Spoon into a greased 2-quart baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

Notes

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Source: University of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extension Service, A Family Living Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe (123g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 140
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 24 mg
Sodium 306 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 136 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 225 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 140
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 4 mg
Cholesterol 24 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 2 g
Protein 8 g
Minerals
Calcium 136 mg
Potassium 225 mg
Sodium 306 mg
Copper 118 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 41 mg
Phosphorus 156 mg
Selenium 15 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 39 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.3 mcg
Vitamin C 1 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 6 mcg
Folate 28 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 38 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 1 1/2 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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