Apple, Onion & Cranberry Stuffing

Number of Servings: 8 (229 g)
Active Time: 45 min.
Total Time: 1 hour 30 min.
Apple, Onion & Cranberry Stuffing

Classic stuffing is amped up with some apples and cranberries. Combining white and whole-wheat bread offers delicious combination of flavor and texture. Stale bread and crusty bread work best for stuffing, so saving the heels of your sandwich bread in the freezer is a great, economic way to approach this recipe.

Tip: If you prefer to stick with dried herbs, reduce the amount by half, as dried herbs are more potent than fresh.


  • 4 cups whole-wheat bread, cubed
  • 4 cups white bread, cubed
  • 1 ½ tsp. canola oil
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1¾ cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
  • 4 tsp. chopped fresh sage
  • 2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme
  • ½ cup cranberries, chopped
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread bread cubes on a baking sheet and bake until lightly toasted (15-20 minutes).
  2. While bread is toasting, heat oil in a large, non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add celery and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened (5-7 minutes). Add apples, cook for 3 minutes longer. Add ¾ cup broth, sage and thyme.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer until the apples are tender and most of the liquid has evaporated (5-7 minutes). Add the toasted bread and cranberries. Drizzle remaining broth over the mixture and toss until evenly moistened. Season with pepper.
  4. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Transfer stuffing to a lightly oiled casserole dish and cover with foil. Bake until heated through (35-45 minutes). If you would like a crisp top, uncover for the last 15 minutes of baking.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 229 g

Amount per serving
Calories 205
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 260mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 13g
Includes 2g Added Sugars 5%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 21g
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 94mg 8%
Iron 1.9mg 10%
Potassium 295mg 6%
Vitamin A 5.8mcg 0%
Vitamin C 7.1mg 8%
Vitamin E 1.1mg 8%
Vitamin K 7.6mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.3mg 20%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 10%
Niacin 3.2mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 8%
Folate 67.6mcg 17%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 2%
Biotin 3.4mcg 10%
Chloride 4.7mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 8%
Phosphorus 107.1mg 8%
Iodine 2.1mcg 2%
Magnesium 31.6mg 8%
Zinc 0.7mg 6%
Selenium 11.8mcg 20%
Copper 0.1mg 15%
Manganese 0.7mg 30%
Chromium 1.7mcg 4%
Molybdenum 1.4mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Apples, Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), White Bread (unbleached Enriched Flour (wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Water, Enriched Semolina (durum Wheat, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Sugar, Yeast, Soybean Oil, Contains 2% Or Less Of Each Of The Following: Fermented Durum Wheat Flour, Salt, Wheat Gluten, Cultured Wheat Flour, Calcium Sulfate, Vinegar, Enzymes, Ascorbic Acid, Soy Lecithin, Calcium Carbonate, Monocalcium Phosphate, Soy Flour), Whole Wheat Bread (whole Wheat Flour, Water, Cracked Wheat, Yeast, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Wheat Gluten, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Molasses, Soybean Oil, Honey, Calcium Sulfate, Salt, Dough Conditioners (sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Mono And Diglycerides, Ethoxylated Mono And Diglycerides, Datem And/or Calcium Dioxide), Onion, Celery, Cranberries, Canola Oil, Sage (sage), Thyme.

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