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Simple Classic Stuffing

Simple Classic Stuffing

Classic side dish that you will love, and can be served at any meal, Simple Classic Stuffing

Course Side, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword stuffing
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 402 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 2 cups unsalted butter (divided)
  • 1 loaf French bread diced into bite sized pieces,
  • 1 1/2 cups onion (diced)
  • 1 1/2 cups celery (diced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground sage
  • 1 tablespoons Dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons Dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons Ground thyme
  • 2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups Low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 large eggs


  1. Preheat your oven to 250 degrees F. Places bread pieces on a baking sheet and cook for 45 minutes until dried out. Make sure to not skip this set. It's very important to start with dry bread. Once dried place bread pieces in a large mixing bowl.
  2. Increase heat to 350 degrees F. Prepare a casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray then set aside.

  3. Melt 3/4 cups butter (1 1/2 stick) in a large skillet on medium high heat. Add onions and celery and cook until softened. This should take about 8-10 minutes. Pour everything into the mixing bowl with bread.
  4. Add all seasonings and 1/2 of chicken broth to bread and mix together.
  5. In a separate bowl whisk together eggs and remaining broth. Mix this together with bread mixture and add to casserole dish.
  6. Top with reaming butter cut into small pieces and place evenly around stuff. Bake for 40-45 minutes covered** and 40-45 minutes uncovered.

Recipe Notes

** if you want to make this ahead of time allow to cool and place into fridge here. Bake the next day uncovered for the remaining 40-45 minutes. Add time as needed to make sure it is warm throughout.

Nutrition Facts
Simple Classic Stuffing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 402 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 20g100%
Cholesterol 116mg39%
Sodium 603mg25%
Potassium 183mg5%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 1085IU22%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.