8 Sensational Stuffing Recipes
Stuffing is one of my favorite things about the Thanksgiving meal. What’s not to love about a flavorful mixture of bread, vegetables, and herbs dotted with delicious extras like parmesan cheese and Italian sausage? It’s so good that I think it should be enjoyed more often than the final Thursday in November, but alas, it’s one of those dishes, like pumpkin pie, that people only eat on Thanksgiving. To ensure that you make the most amazing stuffing around, I’ve scoured the Internet for a handful of spectacular recipes. Keep reading for the ultimate in stuffing inspiration.
Mark Bittman’s basic recipe for vegetarian bread stuffing includes bread, butter, tarragon, green onions, and parsley. It’s a simple stuffing that’s great for a beginner. If you’re more advanced use his recipe as a base to build upon. Add sautéed mushrooms, red peppers, and meaty bits of sausage.
This recipe adds Mexican chorizo and sweet potatoes to stuffing. Cook the chorizo first, then sauté the remaining vegetables in the chorizo fat—it will add a little heat and lots of flavor. The best thing about this dish is that it must rest in the refrigerator for at least two hours, so you can make it in advance.
What kind of stuffing will you be serving this Thanksgiving?