Bread Sage Stuffing

Bread Sage Stuffing

Stuffing recipes like this traditional old-fashioned sage stuffing are favorites as Thanksgiving recipes, but welcome any time you need a savory side dish.

20 min. prep time
12 servings
646 Ratings


4 cups plain bread stuffing mix*
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
1/2 cup chicken broth
4 ribs (2 cups) celery, sliced 1/2-inch
2 medium (1 cup) onions, chopped
1 tablespoon dried sage leaves, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


Stir together all ingredients in bowl. Use to stuff 12 to 14 pound turkey.


*Substitute herb seasoned bread stuffing mix. Omit salt and pepper.

Recipe Tip

Casserole Directions: Do not stuff turkey. Heat oven to 350°F. Place stuffing mixture into greased 2-quart casserole dish. Cover; bake 30 minutes. Uncover; continue baking 15-20 minutes or until top is lightly browned and temperature in middle of casserole reaches 165°F. 8 (3/4-cup) servings


Oyster Stuffing: Reduce salt to 1/4 teaspoon. Add 2 cups rinsed, drained oysters.

Raisin-Nut Stuffing: Add 1 cup pecans or walnut halves and 1 cup raisins.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 130

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 20mg

Sodium: 400mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 2g

Recipe #4236B©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

I have made this for the last two years and everytime someone asks me for the recipe. Needless to say there are no leftovers. I have added the poultry seasoning with dries cranberries in one version and sausage in a second version. They are both delicious! With the base recipe, even without additions, it's a definite winner!
Here you go!
My mother also added two eggs to her stuffing. I think it helps to bind everything together.
add brown and crumbled Jimmy Dean sausage............mmmmmmmmmm good
I added poultry seasoning and a few chopped carrots. Sometimes I substitute 1/4 cup apple juice for a different flavor. Bottom line: this recipe is easy, versatile and a never fail hit.
My family has always asked for this "Traditional" stuffing for the turkey.
Last time I made it I added 1/2 cup of dried cranberries and everyone loved the change!
tried this for thanksgiving dinner turned out that everyone liked it over the other stuffings we had

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