Heart-Healthy Recipe: Low-Sodium Turkey Stuffing

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

We are quickly approaching the holiday season, and we all know what that means – it is time to eat! Don’t fret – you can still eat heart-healthy during the holidays. Check out this low-sodium turkey stuffing recipe and try serving it at your Thanksgiving feast. It is tasty and healthy too.

Heart-Healthy Low-Sodium Turkey Stuffing
Ingredients
  • 6 cups cubed bread (no salt – toasted) (about 8 slices)
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 cups chopped mushroom
  • 2 cups chopped apple
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans 
  • 1 tablespoon savory
  • 1/2 tablespoon sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper 
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 cup apple juice 
Nutritional Information
  • Calories: 276
  • Total Fat: 18 g
  • Saturated Fat: 8 g
  • Cholesterol: 31 mg
  • Sodium: 33 mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 27 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Potassium: 320 mg
Directions
  1. Saute the cubed bread, butter, onion, celery, mushroom, apple and pecans.
  2. Add the savory, sage, thyme, pepper, garlic powder, and apple juice.
  3. Bake in a pan at 350 degrees for 20 – 30 minutes 

Recipe courtesy of American Association of Heart Failure Nurses


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