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Traditional Bread Stuffing baked in a ceramic dish

Traditional Bread Stuffing

Krista Stechman
This traditional bread stuffing is packed with celery, onion, fresh thyme, sage and chicken stock. All the delicious flavors of Thanksgiving in one dish!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine american
Servings 12 people
Calories 135 kcal


  • oven
  • sauté pan
  • Casserole Dish


For the Stuffing

  • 1 cup onion small dice
  • 1.5 cups celery small dice
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1.5 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp rubbed sage
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme picked and rough chopped
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¾ cup chicken stock or turkey juice
  • 11 cups white bread cut into ¾ inch cubes


Making the Stuffing

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly spray a 13x9 baking dish with non stick cooking spray
  • Melt the butter in a sauté pan over low - medium heat and cook the celery and onion until they just start to get soft
    onion and celery being sautéed in butter
  • Add the salt, sage, thyme and pepper. Give it a good stir and cook for 2 more minutes
  • Cut the bread and add it to a large bowl. Add the veggie mixture and toss until fully coated
    bread mixed with the butter and veggie mixture
  • Pour in the chicken stock and toss well
  • Add the stuffing mixture to your baking dish and bake for 20 minutes covered and 5-10 minutes uncovered
  • Serve hot and enjoy!
    baked traditional bread stuffing


Calories: 135kcalCarbohydrates: 24gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 546mgPotassium: 147mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 119IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 142mgIron: 2mg
Keyword best sides, christmas, holiday cooking, holidays, stuffing, thanksgiving, traditional
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