low calorie thanksgiving stuffing


Make your own delicious, homemade Thanksgiving Stuffing with this easy, low calorie recipe. With all the traditional flavors you’d expect, but a lot fewer Points. It’s the perfect healthy Thanksgiving side dish recipe!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 238 kcal


  • 12 slices of light whole grain bread (dried and cut into bite size cubes)
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 extra large chicken bouillon cubes (about 1 oz)
  • 5 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp light butter
  • 1 tsp fresh sage (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp fresh rosemary (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat water, butter and bouillon to a boil.
  3. Add in celery, onion, sage, thyme, rosemary, and pepper, and turn heat down to medium. Simmer until celery and onion are soft, about 15-20 min.
  4. In the meantime, put bread cubes into a large oven safe bowl or casserole dish.
  5. Pour broth over bread cubes and combine gently until all bread cubes are saturated.
  6. Gently mix in the egg.
  7. Place stuffing into the oven and bake for about 20 minutes, or until stuffing reaches desired texture.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 1 ½ cups

Each serving = 5 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.2g 14%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 762mg 32%
Potassium 197mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 35.8g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8.2g 33%
Sugars 5.6g
Protein 8.6g 17%
Calcium 8%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.