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Slow-Cooked Sage Dressing Recipe

Preparing this dressing in a slow cooker makes it moist and delicious. My family enjoys it so much that I serve it alongside a variety of main meals.—Ellen Benninger, Stoneboro, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:12 servings


  • 14 to 15 cups day-old bread cubes
  • 3 cups chopped celery
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/4 cups butter, melted


  • 1. Combine bread, celery, onion, sage, salt and pepper; mix well. Add butter and toss. Spoon into a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours, stirring once. Yield: about 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 289 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 636mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein .

Reviews for Slow-Cooked Sage Dressing

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fabulouschef 13960
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2012

"Very easy to make, few ingredients, and big on taste. This has become a Thanksgiving favorite in my house."

johnsen 17885
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2011

"Added 1+ cups of broth. Very Good."

Squirt4 31322
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2010

"I have made this recipe several times and it comes out great every time. To make it even richer on occation, I have used the fat off the top of the broth in leiu of the butter."

Reviewed Dec. 9, 2009

"I made it for my family gathering at Thanksgiving. I wasn't sure what the taste would be coming from a slow cooker but it was really good. I've been asked to bring the dressing for potluck Christmas dinner. I did add more bread near the end and will add more to start this time"

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