Turkey may be the centerpiece, but good stuffing is the heart and soul.
In this Healthy Holidays Quest Nutrition #CheatClean recipe, we show you how to take one of the most eagerly anticipated dishes at the Thanksgiving table and transform it into a dish you won’t feel guilty about indulging in.
Fantastic by itself, we guaranteed that your guests will be requesting seconds.
Prep Time: 45 min.
Cooking Time: 45 min.
¼ cup water, 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted, 1 tablespoon zero-calorie sweetener, 1 whole egg, 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon baking powder, 2 bags Quest Sea Salt Protein Chips®, crushed, ⅓ cup Quest® Multi-Purpose Mix Protein Powder, ¼ cup all-purpose flour, ½ teaspoon kosher salt, Non-stick cooking spray.
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 cup low-sodium chicken stock, 1 cup carrots, diced, 1 cup onion, diced, 1 bag Quest® Sea Salt Protein Chips, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, ½ teaspoon dry thyme.
Preheat oven to 375° F. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together water, zero-calorie sweetener, butter, eggs and baking powder.
Mix everything together until incorporated. Form into a smooth ball of dough. (Note: dough will be sticky). Spray a sheet pan with non-stick spray and place dough in the middle of the pan.
Bake for 20 minutes; cool for 10 minutes.
Slice the loaf in half. Reserve half for another use. Cut remaining half into ½” slices, then cube the bread into small pieces; set aside.
Preheat oven to 375° F. Heat a sauté pan over medium heat and add butter.
Once butter is melted, add carrots, onions, salt and thyme; cook about 5 minutes. Take cubed bread and place in medium-sized bowl; whisk 1 egg and toss cubed bread pieces in egg.
Add chicken stock to sauté pan and bring to simmer. Add bread and crushed chips to pan and incorporate with other ingredients; simmer for an additional 3 minutes or until bread begins to absorb chicken stock.
Spray a loaf pan with non-stick spray and add stuffing mixture into pan. Bake for 20 minutes uncovered or until golden brown and crispy on top.
Nutrition Info (Per Serving):
Calories: 210, Fat: 8g, Net Carbs: 12g, Protein: 22g, P/Cal: 42%