Butternut-Bacon Stuffing

Butternut-Bacon StuffingRecipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower


Guests will adore this autumn-inspired Butternut-Bacon Stuffing, filled with diced butternut squash and flecks of crispy bacon.


Serves 12

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 154
Fat 4.3 g
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 308 mg


1 1/2 cups unsalted chicken stock
2 eggs
12 ounces toasted sourdough bread cubes
3 cups diced peeled butternut squash
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 chopped bacon slices
1 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons chopped sage
Cooking spray


1. Combine chicken stock and eggs. Add toasted sourdough bread cubes.

2. Combine squash, olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°. Cook chopped bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove from pan. Add onion to drippings; sauté until tender. Stir squash, onion, bacon, and sage into bread mixture.

3. Bake stuffing at 350° for 45 minutes in an 11 x 7-inch ­baking dish coated with cooking spray.