Classic Whole-Grain Stuffing
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Classic Whole-Grain Stuffing

Prep: 1 hour plus cooling
Bake: 50 minutes • Serves: 14

Nonstick cooking spray
15 slices whole-grain seeded bread (such as Dave’s Killer Bread Organic 21 Whole Grains and Seeds), cut into 1-inch cubes (10 cups)
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cups chopped onions
1 cup chopped celery
2 teaspoons dried rosemary leaves
2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

1. Preheat oven to 350°; spray 13 x 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Spread bread on large rimmed baking pan; bake 30 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring once halfway through. Cool 15 minutes; transfer to large bowl.

2. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and celery; cook 5 minutes or until starting to brown, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper; cook 30 seconds. Transfer onion mixture to bowl with bread.

3. Add broth and butter to bowl; toss gently until moistened and combined. Transfer stuffing to prepared dish; cover with aluminum foil and bake 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 minutes or until top is lightly browned. Makes about 7 cups.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1/2 cup):
180 Calories, 7g Fat (2g Saturated), 10mg Cholesterol,
310mg Sodium, 27g Carbohydrates, 6g Fiber, 6g Protein