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Holiday Fig Bread Cubed Stuffing Recipe

Holidays hanker for bread cubed stuffing recipe with figs. Once you know how to make stuffing with dried bread cubes, customize as you like.
Course: Holidays, Side Dish
Keyword: bread cubed stuffing recipe, how to make stuffing with dried bread cubes
Servings: 10 balls
Calories: 387kcal


  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 3 tablespoons butter divided use
  • 1 cup chopped Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Mission Dried Figs
  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked smoked lean sausage
  • 3/4 cup dry sherry or chicken broth
  • 4 cups cubed herb-seasoned dry bread stuffing mix
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees In large deep skillet or Dutch oven, stir and cook onion, celery, and carrot in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat until onion is soft. Stir in figs, sausage and sherry; simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in bread cubes, nuts, parsley and 1/3 cup chicken broth. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in egg. Form mounded 1⁄2-cup portions of stuffing into balls, packing tightly and moistening with additional chicken broth if needed. Place on greased baking sheet. Melt remaining butter and brush on balls. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, until hot and golden.


Photography George Selland


Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 1217mg | Potassium: 335mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 860IU | Vitamin C: 6.4mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 3.3mg