Cranberry and Walnut Turkey Stuffing

This simple turkey stuffing recipe is studded with dried cranberries, walnuts, celery, and onions, and scented with a mix of fresh herbs, for an easy and comforting addition to your Thanksgiving table.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword stuffing
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 560 kcal


  • 10 cups unseasoned dry bread cubes
  • 2 cups walnuts chopped
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 9 tablespoons butter
  • 3 celery stalks chopped
  • 2 large yellow onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup Italian parsley chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ground sage
  • 1 tablespoon ground thyme
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 - 2 cups chicken broth


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place bread cubes, walnuts and cranberries in large bowl and set aside.
  3. Coat a 9x13-inch baking pan with 1 tablespoon butter.
  4. Melt remaining butter in skillet over medium-high heat and add celery and onions. Cook 4-5 minutes, or until softened and lightly browned, stirring frequently. Add parsley, ground sage, thyme, kosher salt and pepper and mix well. Add mixture to bread cube mixture and toss to combine.
  5. Drizzle 1 1/2 cups of the chicken broth over mixture in bowl, and stir to combine. Add more chicken broth and salt and pepper as desired.
  6. Place stuffing in prepared pan and bake, uncovered, until top is lightly browned, about 50-60 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Cranberry and Walnut Turkey Stuffing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 560 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 1729mg75%
Potassium 395mg11%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 592IU12%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 159mg16%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.