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Mom's Lighter Stuffing

 

Servings: 8

Who says lightened up has to be boring? This light dish is a sure crowd-pleaser you and your guests will surely love.

Ingredients

  • 1 french bread loaf, cut into small cubes
  • 2 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 3 medium stalks celery, diced
  • 8 fresh sage leaves, diced 
  • 2/3 cup chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 large beaten egg
  • 2 cups fat free chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Over medium heat, fry bacon in large fry pan for 2 minutes. Stir in butter and melt. Add onions, celery, parsley, sage, pepper and salt to pan. Cook on medium-low heat until soft and onions are translucent, 5-10 minutes. Turn off heat and cool.
  3. Mix together chicken broth and egg in a medium bowl.
  4. In another large bowl, combine bread and sautéed vegetables. Stir in chicken broth and egg mixture. Mix well. Add more water if stuffing is too dry.
  5. Coat casserole dish with cooking spray. Layer in stuffing. 
  6. Bake uncovered until golden, about 35 to 40 minutes.
Adapted from http://www.skinnytaste.com/2010/11/moms-stuffing-lightened-up.html