It’s almost time for America’s favorite meal of the year – the Thanksgiving feast! One of the most important components of that meal, and nearly everyone’s favorite, is the stuffing. Yes, that warm, comforting, delicious goodness that’s just waiting for spoonfuls of homemade gravy.
Whether you like a classic savory bread stuffing, traditional stuffing rich with chestnuts, or cornbread stuffing sweetened with fruits and nuts, there is a stuffing recipe that’s just perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner.
Here is the ultimate list of stuffing recipes:
1. Cornbread And Sausage Stuffing
This simple cornbread stuffing is rich with crumbled sausage – giblets are optional! Try making the cornbread a day or two ahead of time; you’ll save much-needed time on Thanksgiving morning. Click here to see the full recipe.
2. Mom’s Best Stuffing
This heirloom stuffing recipe melds sausage, mushrooms, and pecans for a taste that will please generations of stuffing lovers. Click here to see the full recipe.
3. Slow Cooker Cranberry Pecan Stuffing
Using King’s Hawaiian sweet rolls as a base, this stuffing is both colorful and flavorful with the addition of leeks, carrots, celery, dried cranberries, sausage, and pecans. Bonus? It’s cooked in a slow cooker so it doesn’t take up any oven space! Click here to see the full recipe.
4. Sausage, Apple and Cranberry Stuffing in a Slow Cooker
Chopped fresh apples and sweetly-tart dried cranberries, along with sausage, add lots of flavor and a little sweetness to this bread stuffing. Using turkey sausage will cut out some of the calories. Click here to see the full recipe.
5. Stuffing with Pancetta, Figs, and Walnuts
This recipe is a sophisticated take on the more usual bacon and dried cranberry stuffing. Click here to see the full recipe.
6. Orange & Rosemary Stuffing
Bacon, carrots, and leeks enhance the flavor of this stuffing. It’s equally good with pork if that’s your Thanksgiving meat of choice. Click here to see the full recipe.
7. Sausage Stuffing with Fennel, Pine Nuts, and Currants
Baguettes, brioche, and sourdough form the base for this richly flavored sausage, fennel, pine nut, and currant stuffing. Click here to see the full recipe.
8. Pear, Chestnut, and Sage Stuffing
Rustic bread, Bosc pears, carrots, and chestnuts enhance a bread and sausage stuffing flavored with sage. Click here to see the full recipe.
9. Broccoli, Wild Rice, and Mushroom Stuffing
Almonds add a little crunch. Try adding some shredded carrot for even more color and flavor. Click here to see the full recipe.
10. Quinoa Stuffing
This vegetarian stuffing is high in protein and gluten-free. Butternut squash, zucchini, green onions, dried apricots and cranberries, and a fresh lime give this stuffing its bright colors and zesty flavor. If you want to serve a more traditional stuffing, but still offer something for guests with special dietary needs, try fixing this as a side dish. Click here to see the full recipe.
Well, there you have it – a stuffing recipe for any taste. Choose your favorites, pass the gravy, and enjoy your holiday feast!