Sweet Potato Stuffing Recipe
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Sweet Potato Stuffing Recipe

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Mom likes to make sure there will be enough stuffing to satisfy our large family. For our holiday gatherings, she slow-cooks this tasty sweet potato dressing in addition to the traditional stuffing cooked inside the turkey. —Kelly Pollock, London, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups dry bread cubes
  • 1 large sweet potato, cooked, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 212 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 459mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. In a 6-qt. stockpot, heat butter over medium-high heat; saute celery and onion until tender. Stir in broth and seasonings. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  2. Transfer to a greased 3-qt. slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low until heated through, about 4 hours. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Stuffing in Quick Cooking September/October 1998, p17

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Pam User ID: 7560326 257248
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2016

"followed the recipe exactly yet came out as mush. Luckily, had stove top in the pantry to save the day. Will not be making agian"

[email protected] User ID: 4474145 216279
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2014

"This is a very tasty stuffing. I used butternut squash in place of sweet potatoes and about a cup of broth."

OnHold User ID: 7778776 24211
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2014

"One word "YUM"!"

havingfunwithmyfamily User ID: 7043692 30050
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2013

"We loved this stuffing! This stuffing will be a go to recipe of mine for years! I think that this is a great base stuffing for whatever fun ingredients you enjoy in stuffing. You could add fresh cranberries, sausage, mushroom, oysters, bacon, Brussels sprouts, etc... I added cranberries to the recipe this time. I'm looking forward to playing around with more extras next time. Here's a couple of small adjustments that I made: I changed the 1/2 cup of broth to 1 full cup. And, I substituted Corn bread cubes for regular bread cubes.

Delicious! Thank you for sharing!"

Miss Dani User ID: 7062648 23971
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2013

"Delish...I added craisins to give it an extra kick'"

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