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Bread stuffing is a Thanksgiving classic that can be enjoyed all year! Stuffings and dressings are not limited to turkey time. They are a hearty accompaniment to beef, pork, chicken, fish, mushrooms, eggplant and more!

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Rate this recipe 4.6/5 (7 Votes)
Challah Stuffing with Fennel & Dried Fruit 1 Picture
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Servings 12
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 55

  • 1 (16-ounce) loaf challah, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups onions, chopped, about 2 large onions
  • 2 cups fennel, chopped, about 2 medium fennel bulbs
  • 1 1/4 cups orange juice
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried figs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pitted dried plums or prunes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • Fresh tarragon (optional)

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A great twist on stuffing, this Challah Stuffing recipe kicks things up a notch with fennel, dried fruits, nuts and...

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This dressing is so flavorful thanks to sautéing the fennel and using olive bread

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound trimmed fennel bulbs, cored and diced, about 2 bulbs
  • 3 cups chopped onions, about 3 large
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions, white parts only, about 5 onions
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 ounces cremini mushrooms, quartered
  • 4 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and quartered
  • 15 cups stale artisanal olive bread cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup oil-pack dried tomatoes, drained and chopped
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh basil
4.6/5 (22 Votes)

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The ultimate comfort food--old fashioned bread stuffing

  • 1 cup chopped celery, about 2 stalks
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion, about 1 medium
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot, about 1 medium
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 8 cups dried white bread cubes*
  • 1 cups chicken broth
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

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A twist on bread dressing with sweet dried apricots, crunch pistachios and a little fresh mint

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 cups chopped onions
  • 6 cups (packed) 3/4-inch cubes crustless country-style white bread, from one 1-pound loaf
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds, or 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup diced dried apricots, about 4 1/2 ounces
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, shelled, about 2 ounces
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup low-salt chicken broth
0/5 (0 Votes)

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Savory stuffing is perfect anytime of the year

  • 1 spray cooking spray
  • 12 slices whole wheat bread, or white bread, preferably day-old, cubed*
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons light butter
  • 1 cup onions, diced
  • 3 ribs celery, diced
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 cups canned chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chives, fresh, chopped
4.6/5 (31 Votes)

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Using rye bread to make your stuffing gives it a unique flavor

  • 4 tablespoons plus 3/4 cup olive oil, divided, plus more
  • 10 cups coarsely torn seeded rye, dried out overnight
  • 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • 1 pound mixed mushrooms (such as maitake, oyster, or crimini), cut into large pieces
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 6 medium shallots, chopped
  • 1 bunch kale, ribs and stems removed, leaves torn
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 cups chicken stock or low-sodium chicken broth, divided
5/5 (2 Votes)

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My family loves stuffing. This year, I was inspired to bake stuffing in muffins tins, and that turned out to be a ...

  • 1 (14-ounce) package Pepperidge Farm® Herb Seasoned Stuffing (or use your own stale bread combo of your choice)
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 whole onion, chopped
  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 cups of chicken broth (I used homemade turkey stock), heated until almost boiling
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Bell's Seasoning (if a seasoning packet isn't included)
  • Additions: stuffing recipes vary so much! You can add cooked sausage, chopped apples, dried cranberries, golden raisins, oysters...whatever your heart desires.
4.5/5 (31 Votes)

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Love stuffing? This tasty, vegetarian version is packed with bell peppers, broccoli and corn

  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry (from 1-pound bag)
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli cuts
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
  • 4 cups sage and onion-seasoned stuffing cubes (from 14-ounce bag)
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
4.8/5 (6 Votes)

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With savory flavors like sausage and garlic, this holiday sausage stuffing is sure to liven up any holiday table!

  • 1 (16-ounce) package Johnville All Natural Ground Mild Italian Sausage or Italian Sausage Link, casing removed
  • 12 slices or 1 1/2 packages of New York Brand Texas Garlic Toast
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 cups celery, chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper,chopped
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • salt and black pepper to taste
4.5/5 (25 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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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
4.8/5 (5 Votes)

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Mama's old fashioned stuffing is a classic and comforting dish that'll bring back fond memories of your childhood

  • 2/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups onion, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots, finely chopped
  • 5 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 (14-ounce) package cubed herb-seasoned stuffing mix (8 cups)
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
4.6/5 (16 Votes)

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Sauté celery and onion in butter until soft, set aside

  • 2 cups celery, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 pound pork breakfast sausage
  • 5 quarts hamburger buns, broken into pieces (1bun=approx 1 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups chicken broth, plus extra
4.3/5 (32 Votes)

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This casserole is a perfect side dish any time of year, but especially for the big Thanksgiving dinner

  • STUFFING:
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 diced onion
  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • FILLING:
  • 1 summer squash, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 zucchini, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 spoonful mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
4.6/5 (5 Votes)

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Figs and apples bring a sweetness to this savory dressing recipe

  • 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
4.6/5 (5 Votes)

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