All Purpose Bread Stuffing

“This is my own recipe...which I have fine tuned over the years. It is not low cholesterol unless you would choose to use egg-beaters which will make the stuffing a little less rich in flavor. I have made this with and without meat. This makes enough to stuff a 20 pound turkey...or a 10-12 pound turkey and a extra pan full. If baking in a extra pan...seal well with tinfoil so that it doesn't dry out.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 loaf dry bread, torn or cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoons ground sage
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 12 cup chopped onion
  • 1 dozen well beaten egg
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon chicken soup base, see note


  1. NOTE: Chicken Soup Base is a concentrated paste purchased in the grocery store which is very rich in flavor.
  2. If you cannot find it in your store substitute with 3 chicken bouillion cubes and 2 Tablespoons of cooking oil which will give you a reasonable substitution.
  3. Combine all ingredients making sure that everything is blended.
  4. Avoid overmixing so that bread doesn't get too mushy.
  5. Stuff and Bake according to favorite method.
  6. I love using the popular baking bags since it is so easy and gives a wonderfully moist product at the end.
  7. NOTE** servings are approximate-- it easily serves 12-15 people with some left-overs.
  8. Time depends on method used-- I put down 3 1/2 hours since that is the average time if inside a 20 pound turkey in a baking bag.

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