Mom's Sage Stuffing Foodservice Recipe using Cook's Delight® Turkey Base on a Plate with Turkey

Mom’s Sage Stuffing Recipe


This delicious stuffing recipe has been handed down over generations and is a favorite during the holidays. Recipe uses Cook’s Delight® Turkey Soup Base to enhance the combination of flavors.  It’s super easy to make and can easily feed a crowd by converting the recipe to a larger size.


New England
This Recipe Is:
4-6 Sides Delicious Cook’s Delight® Simply Turkey Base OM-852


  • 2 quarts of day old bread (about 12 cups) torn into 2 inch pieces — leave bread out on counter over night the night before
  • 1 1/2 cups milk - heated to just before boiling
  • 2 tsps Cook’s Delight® Turkey Base
  • 1 cup celery - chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion - chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or butter/olive oil mixture
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 tsps ground sage or 4 tbsp chopped fresh sage
  • 1/8 tsp ground white pepper

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Cook’s Delight® Simply Turkey Soup Base OM-852

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Step 1

Heat 1 - 1/2 cups milk to just before boiling. Add 2 tsp. Cook's Delight® Turkey Base or Cook's Delight® Chicken Base. Stir to dissolve.

Step 2

Add milk mixture to bread, mix lightly and set aside.

Step 3

Saute celery and onion in oil until onion is translucent and set aside.

Step 4

Mix egg into bread mixture by hand.

Step 5

Add celery and onion. Mixture should be moist.

Step 6

Add sage and pepper.

Step 7

If mixture needs more liquid, make a mixture of 1 cup hot water with 1 tsp Cook’s Delight® Turkey Base. Add as needed. Bread need not fall apart.

Step 8

Stuff the turkey and bake.

Step 9

If making stuffing in oven, separate from turkey, preheat oven to 325°F.

Step 10

Oil or spray 8" x 8" casserole dish and spread stuffing in dish evenly.

Step 11

Cover with aluminum foil and bake 30 minutes.

Step 12

Remove foil and continue baking about 20 minutes or until surface is dry.

Step 13


Step 14

If reheating, add some turkey stock mixture to moisten stuffing.

Easy to make and delicious to taste sage stuffing!

Follow along with this instructional video outlining recipe steps for making sage stuffing with Cook’s Delight® Turkey Stock.


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