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Our Favorite Apple Stuffings and Dressings - 34 recipes

Let an apple stuffing or dressing be at the heart of your next meal! A favorite with pork, apples are a delicious companion to any main course. Let them add a subtle flavor, or give them a starring role!

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Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (5 Votes)
Fig, Apple & Sage Stuffing 1 Picture
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Servings 12
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 75

  • 1 (24-ounce) loaf whole-wheat bread, trimmed of crust and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 to 3 carrots, peeled and finely chopped, about 1 cup
  • 3 to 4 celery ribs, finely chopped, about 1 cup
  • 1 large white onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 10 to 12 unsweetened dried figs, chopped, about 1 cup
  • 2 apples (such as McIntosh, Cortland, Gala or Golden Delicious), cored and chopped
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth, plus additional 1/2 cup as needed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage

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Bacon, sausage, apples and mushrooms make this stuffing recipe full of delicious flavors

  • 1 pound bread, cubed, about 2 cups
  • 12 ounces breakfast sausage, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 cup celery
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, about 1 cup
  • 2 Granny Smiths, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • salt and pepper, to taste
4.3/5 (9 Votes)

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Leeks bring a rich and mellow flavor to this stuffing recipe, with the apples bringing a little sweetness, and the ...

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 9 slices bacon
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped leeks, about 4 to 5 leeks
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped celery, about 3 stalks
  • 3 cups coarsely chopped, cored, peeled, Fuji or Granny Smith apples, about 2 large
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic, about 6 cloves
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 12 cups dry country-style bread cubes*
  • 1 tablespoon fresh snipped sage, or 1 teaspoon dried sage, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • Fresh sage leaves, optional
4.8/5 (4 Votes)

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Apple and sausage stuffing is a great dish in the fall season

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 pork sausages, casings removed
  • 3 McIntosh apples, or other tart red apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1 loaf white bread, crust cut off, cut into 1⁄2" cubes and toasted (about 8 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
4.7/5 (6 Votes)

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A mixture of French bread and cornbread cubed makes this dressing delicious

  • 4 cups French bread, cubed and staled
  • 4 cups cornbread, cubed and staled
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 2 cups Braeburn or Granny Smith apple, peeled, diced
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh sage
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper
4.8/5 (4 Votes)

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Make a statement at your holiday dinner with this crown roast of pork filled with a delicious stuffing including ap...

  • 1 crown roast of pork with 24 ribs
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 Fuji or McIntosh apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch dice
  • 1 pound dried bread croutons
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 3 to 4 cups chicken or turkey stock, warmed
5/5 (4 Votes)

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" The first time I served this stuffing to my (omnivore) family, they were so enchanted that they didn't even know ...

  • 1 pound butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1 medium gala apple, cut into a 1/2 inch dice
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided into 2 tablespoons and 1 tablespoons
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 10 slices bread of choice: crusty sourdough, dry cornbread, whole grain, or, if you are gluten free, millet bread from Food For Life will work nicely. Prior to preparing the recipe, leave bread out for a day to become slightly dry, then cut into cubes.
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable broth (plus extra as needed)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage, chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup pecans or walnuts
  • Sea salt & pepper, to taste
4.6/5 (36 Votes)

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This stuffing recipe comes together quickly using Ritz cracker crumbs instead of bread cubes or cornbread

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, 1/2 stick
  • 1 (1-pound) package RITZ crackers, coarsely crushed, about 7 cups crumbs
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled, cored and large diced
  • 1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoons chopped, minced rosemary
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 2 eggs, beaten
4.8/5 (4 Votes)

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The bright, tangy flavors of dried cranberries and tart apples are the perfect addition to traditional stuffing mad...

  • 1 loaf sour dough bread, cubed (about 10-cups)
  • 1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 2 (12-ounce) Jones Dairy Farm All Natural Pork Sausage Rolls
  • 1/2 cup shallots, finely diced
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh sage, finely chopped and divided
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 cup chardonnay wine
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Delicious savory dressing with a touch of sweetness from the apples

  • 1 (16-ounce) bag bread stuffing croutons
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for greasing the pan and topping
  • 1 pound fresh sage sausage, casing removed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cooking apples, such as Gravenstein, Rome, or Golden Delicious, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1 to 2 ribs celery with leaves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups chicken broth, homemade or low-sodium canned
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces, toasted
  • 2 eggs, beaten
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Chorizo sausage gives this dressing recipe great flavors! You can substitute pork or Italian sausage, if you like

  • 1 loaf bread cut into 1 inch cubes (or a bag of bread cubes)
  • 8 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 pound fresh Chorizo sausage
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 Granny Smith apples cored, and sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  • 4 eggs, beaten
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This butternut squash and brussel sprout stuffing recipe is delicious, even if you aren't vegan! Perfect for holida

  • 1 pound butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1 medium gala apple, cut into a 1/2 inch dice
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided into 2 tablespoons and 1 tablespoon
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 10 slices bread of choice: crusty sourdough, dry cornbread, whole grain, or, if you are gluten free, millet bread from Food For Life will work nicely.
  • Prior to preparing the recipe, leave bread out for a day to become slightly dry, then cut into cubes.
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable broth (plus extra as needed)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh sage
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup pecans or walnuts
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
4.6/5 (19 Votes)

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Sausage herb stuffing with apples and cranberries is the perfect stuffing for the bird on Thanksgiving

  • 16 cups 1-inch bread cubes, white or sourdough, about 1 1/2 pound loaf
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 stick
  • 2 cups yellow onion, diced, about 2 onions
  • 1 cup medium-diced celery, about 2 stalks
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled, cored and large-diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3/4 pound sweet or spicy Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
4.4/5 (26 Votes)

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Sausage Stuffing is the perfect recipe to stuff your next Thanksgiving turkey with

  • 3/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 (16-ounce) package pork sausage, thawed
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 cups peeled, chopped apples
  • 3/4 cup craisins
  • 1 1/2 cups apple juice
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 (6-ounce) packages Bell's Traditional Stuffing
4.5/5 (19 Votes)

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Spice up the packaged stuffing mix of your choice with this recipe to add more flavor to your holiday table

  • 1 medium tart apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 (6-ounce) package stuffing mix
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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