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Sprouted Stuffing with Gravy

No Thanksgiving table is complete without stuffing and gravy!

This year, you can feel good about indulging in this classic comfort food because it calls for sprouted whole grain bread. Your guests will never taste the difference.

Sprouted Stuffing with Gravy
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For the Stuffing

  • 1/2 loaf of Ezekiel bread
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 3 Tbsp. Heinen’s extra virgin olive oil
  • 2-3 cups of Heinen’s vegetable stock
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh sage, chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

For the Gravy

  • 2 cups Heinen’s turkey stock
  • 2 Tbsp. arrowroot powder, or more if you'd like it thicker
  • 2 Tbsp. grass-fed butter or ghee, melted
  • Sea salt and pepper, to taste


For the Stuffing

  1. Toast bread so it’s dry and crispy. Chop into cubes.
  2. Add the onions and celery to a pan with 1 Tbsp. of the olive oil. Cook until translucent.
  3. Add the stock and herbs to the pan with the celery and onion. Let the broth heat up.
  4. Add the toasted bread to the pan with the broth, herbs and vegetables.
  5. Add the remaining 2 Tbsp. of olive oil to the pan. Stir the mixture until the bread cubes soak up all of the moisture and cook until the stuffing has reached your desired consistency. Add more broth if stuffing it is too dry.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

For the Gravy

  1. Add the broth to a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. In a separate small bowl, combine the melted butter and arrowroot powder to create a slurry.
  3. Once the broth is boiling, turn off the heat and gradually whisk the slurry into the broth until it begins to thicken. If you like thicker gravy, you can add another Tbsp. of arrowroot powder mixed with a Tbsp. of water.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then pour into a gravy boat. The gravy will continue to thicken as it cools.

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Melanie Jatsek
By Melanie Jatsek RD, LD
Heinen's Chief Dietitian, Melanie Jatsek, RD, LD believes that the answer to a strong, healthy and vibrant body lies within. As a published author with over 20 years of experience in wellness program development, health coaching and professional speaking, Melanie offers expert guidance through Heinen's Club Fx program to help customers take inspired action to build the healthy body they were meant to live in without giving up their favorite foods.

Recent Reviews

  1. 5

    Is this the stuffing I tasted and bought from the deli case? Very good!

    1. Hi Susan, this is not the stuffing from the deli case but we are glad you enjoyed it!

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