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Bake Lower Protein

Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  211
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  16 g
  • Fat  15 g
  • Cholesterol  0 mg
  • Sodium  229 mg
  • Potassium  86 mg
  • Phosphorus  39 mg
  • Calcium  47 mg
  • Fiber  1.3 g

Baked Stuffing

Baked Stuffing is a comforting kidney-friendly recipe for any holiday gathering.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Kathleen from Pennsylvania.

Portions: 12     Serving size: 1/12 recipe


  • 1-1/2 cups celery
  • 1 cup onion
  • 1 cup margarine
  • 15 slices white bread
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground sage
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning


  1. Preheat over to 325° F.
  2. Chop celery and onion. Cube the bread slices.
  3. Melt margarine in a skillet over medium heat and sauté celery and onion, stirring frequently.  
  4. Stir in 1/3 of the bread cubes.
  5. Remove from heat and place bread mixture in a deep bowl.
  6. Add remaining bread, sage, thyme, pepper and poultry seasoning and mix well.
  7. Place stuffing in a greased 13” x 9” x 2” baking dish. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Remove cover and bake an additional 15 minutes.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 3 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Boxed stuffing mix has over 500 mg sodium per 1/2 cup serving.
  • 1 cup of margarine is equal to 2 sticks or 16 tablespoons. Choose a brand without trans fats.

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Baked Stuffing

Seagram says:


Found this to have good flavor but very dry - I added water when reheating - much better

Apr. 08, 2013, 7:18 AM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Stuffing



i got to be careful what i eat am on the kidney machine. i love home made dressing; frozen strawberries

Apr. 10, 2010, 1:52 PM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Stuffing

sugarbear says:


I made this as Joann B recommend without the extra sage or thyme and it was great. I need to be careful when cutting the bread as I squish the slices.

Jan. 21, 2010, 5:10 PM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Stuffing

god's child says:


too much sage and thyme. Just needs the Poultry season which already has sage and thyme included.

Dec. 26, 2009, 7:53 AM - Inappropriate review?

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