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Proper Grain Free & Keto Stuffing (i.e. Dressing!)

This grain free and keto stuffing varies little from tradition; delivering the familiar bite and mix of herbs that make it a classic hit for the holidays! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free, grain free, keto, low carb
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 273 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf our keto sandwich bread about 500g
  • 6 tablespoons grass-fed butter or olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound yellow onions about 2, finely diced
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 4 cloves garlic ran through a press
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg freshly ground (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice optional*
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped sage leaves
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped rosemary
  • 4 springs thyme leaves only
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon kosher salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250°F/120°C. Slice and dice sandwich loaf to preference, you can do either larger chunks or smaller bits. Scatter bread in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, until dried out (45-60 mins). Transfer to a large bowl. 

  2. Prepare the rest while the bread is in the oven. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter (ghee or olive oil) in a skillet or pan over medium heat. Add in the onion, celery, garlic, a touch of salt and cook, stirring often, until it just begins to brown (about 10 minutes). Add in the nutmeg and allspice (optional) and cook for a couple more minutes until fragrant. Transfer to bowl with bread and toss with the parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. Allow to cool completely. 

  3. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C and butter generously a 10x8x2" baking dish. Whisk broth with eggs and salt. How much seasoning you add will depend on your broth, so you may want to give it a taste before adding in the eggs. Pour broth mixture onto bread, folding gently until thoroughly combined. Transfer stuffing onto prepared dish, scatter remaining butter on top, cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake until browned, about 10-15 minutes more. 

Recipe Notes

*Adding nutmeg and allspice is totally optional, but they do add a lovely touch! 

Nutrition Facts
Proper Grain Free & Keto Stuffing (i.e. Dressing!)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 273 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 38%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Sodium 380mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 2g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 5%
Calcium 9%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.