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Whole Wheat Chicken Sausage Stuffing in baking dish

Whole Wheat Chicken Sausage Stuffing

Whole Wheat Chicken Sausage Stuffing is a healthier version of a traditional holiday side with wheat bread, chicken sausage, and fresh herbs. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Whole Wheat Chicken Sausage Stuffing
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 320 kcal
Author Sabrina


  • 12 ounces whole wheat bread , cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 8 links breakfast chicken sausage , uncooked
  • 1/2 yellow onion , diced
  • 2 stalks celery , diced
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs , beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups low sodium chicken broth


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Toast bread cubes on baking sheet for 15 minutes until dried.

  3. To a large skillet add the butter, chicken sausage onion and celery on medium heat.
  4. Cook for 5-7 minutes until softened and sausage is cooked, stirring occasionally.

  5. Remove the sausage from the pan and slice into 1/2 inch chunks.
  6. In a large bowl whisk together the sage, rosemary, salt, eggs and broth.
  7. Add in the sausage, celery and onion.
  8. Fold in the toasted bread cubes until all the liquid is absorbed and pour the mixture in your 9x13 baking dish.
  9. Bake for 40-45 minutes[timer minutes=0][/timer] until crispy and browned.

Nutrition Facts
Whole Wheat Chicken Sausage Stuffing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 110mg37%
Sodium 1226mg51%
Potassium 196mg6%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 410IU8%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.