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Healthified Stuffing

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69% less fat • 93% less sat fat • 36% fewer calories than the original recipe. You won't feel "stuffed" this Thanksgiving! A change from butter to a smaller amount of oil cuts 2/3 of the total fat, and using whole-grain bread adds 3g of fiber per serving. Start a new tradition.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

15
slices white whole grain bread
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup chopped onion
1/2
cup chopped carrot
2
cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1
teaspoon dried sage leaves, crushed, or 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried or 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2-quart casserole with cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2 On large cookie sheet, place bread slices. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, turning each slice once, until firm and very light golden brown. Remove bread slices from cookie sheet; cut into 1/2-inch cubes.
  • 3 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add celery, onion and carrot; cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in broth, sage, salt, thyme and pepper; heat to boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in bread cubes until well mixed. Spoon mixture into casserole.
  • 4 Cover; bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until hot and top is light golden brown.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 70
  • Fat Reduced By 9g
  • Vitamin A Added 12%
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
15 slices white bread 15 slices white whole grain bread
3/4 cup butter or margarine 2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/4 cups chicken broth 1/2 cup chopped carrot
1 teaspoon salt 2 cups Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2 teaspoon salt
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
190 (before)
120 (after)
Total Fat
 
 
13 g (before)
4 g (after)
Vitamin A (%DV)
 
 
8 % (before)
20 % (after)

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 12/09/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
10%;
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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