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Sage Dressing For Chicken

 Sage Dressing For Chicken
My family just loves this chicken stuffed with delicious sage dressing. They always ask for seconds.—Bobbie Talbott, Veneta, Oregon
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 1-3/4 hours


  • 2 cups unseasoned dry bread cubes
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh sage or 1 tablespoon rubbed dried sage
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 roasting chicken (3 to 4 pounds)
  • Melted butter, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine bread cubes, onion, parsley, sage and the
  • egg. Add enough broth until stuffing is moistened and holds
  • together. Stuff loosely into chicken. Fasten with skewers to close.
  • Place with breast side up on a shallow rack in roasting pan. Brush
  • with butter if desired. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 1-3/4 to
  • 2-1/4 hours or until juices run clear. Baste several times with pan
  • juices or butter. Prepare gravy if desired.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts:Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (prepared with egg substitute and low-sodium chicken broth, without butter or margarine, and skin removed after baking) equals 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable; also, 359 calories, 128 mg sodium, 85 mg cholesterol,

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Sage Dressing For Chicken (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 26 gm carbohydrate, 42 gm protein, 8 gm fat.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.