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Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, you have many choices to make, including whether to cook it inside or outside the turkey, the ingredients, and how much stuffing you will need. There are plenty of stuffing and dressing recipes to choose from. These recipes also include those that use stuffing mix as an ingredient.

Stuffing Chart - How much stuffing do you need?
This chart will help you determine how much stuffing or dressing to use for chicken, turkey, and other poultry. Be sure to read the full informational article on Stuffings and Dressings which includes history, cooking and safety tips, storage information, and recipes.

Apple Couscous Acorn Squash Recipe
Apples, cranberries, prunes, pecans, and maple syrup flavor the couscous stuffing for acorn squash. Although this recipe is vegetarian and low-fat, it does not lack for flavor.

Apple Orange Stuffing Recipe
Apples, mandarin oranges, raisins, and walnuts make a fruity filling for all types of poultry, including chicken, cornish hens, duckling, and goose. You may also bake this stuffing as a separate side dish.

Apple Raisin Nut Stuffing Recipe
Brown rice, wheat bread, onion, apples, and chestnuts or cashews make up the filling for vegetarian stuffed pumpkin. If you have extra stuffing, it may be baked separately.

Apricot Grand Marnier Stuffing Recipe
Grand Marnier® liqueur lends an orange flavor to this stuffing with apricots and apples which may be cooked inside or outside the bird. In fact, you can make this stuffing as a side dish in place of potatoes or rice to serve with just about any beef, pork, poultry, or even seafood entree.

Baked Flounder with Scallop Stuffing Recipe
Scallops are minced into a moist dressing which is wrapped in flounder and topped with savory white sauce.

Baked Spareribs with Apple Celery Stuffing Recipe
Put this apple and celery stuffed spareribs dish together quickly and bake it in the oven. It is very simple to prepare and makes a nice presentation at the table.

Baked Stuffed Papayas Recipe
This unusual recipe features papayas with a stuffing of ground beef, tomatoes, garlic, onions, and Parmesan cheese.

Blue Cornmeal Chorizo Stuffing Recipe
Spicy chiles and chorizo sausage give a kick to this Mexican-style cornbread stuffing. Make the cornbread the day before so you are ready to go.

Bread Stuffing Recipe
This heirloom recipe takes stuffing back to the basics using stale bread and savory vegetables.

Cherry Cornbread Stuffing Recipe
Sausage, dried cherries, prunes, and sage perk up this cornbread stuffing. Dried cranberries may be substituted for all of the dried fruit, if you wish.

Chestnut & Apple Stuffing Recipe
Chestnuts, apples, and savory vegetables go into this traditional stuffing for a turkey or alone as a side dish.

Chestnut Stuffing Recipe
This heirloom recipe takes stuffing back to the basics adding chestnuts to stale bread and savory vegetables.

Clam Stuffed Trout Recipe
Fresh trout filets are filled with a savory stuffing and baked with a cheese sauce. Quick and easy. If you cannot find trout filets, any thin whitefish filet will work, such as tilapia or catfish.

Couscous Stuffing with Currants, Apricots and Pistachios Recipe
Couscous stuffing filled with apricots, currants, and pistachio nuts is perfect for Cornish game hens or chickens. Double it up for turkey.

Crab Muffins Recipe
Little seafood muffins are bursting with flavor. Crab muffin appetizers may be served warm or at room temperature for a perfect party finger food. Feel free to experiment using lobster, shrimp, smoked salmon, or tuna instead of crab.

Crab Stuffed Cornish Hens Recipe
Cornish game hens are baked with a stuffing of crab with savory vegetables and herbs. Makes a beautiful presentation on the plate. If you are serving a full menu with salad or soup, two side dishes, and bread, one-half of a Cornish hen will be sufficient as an entree.

Cracker Barrel Country Cornbread Dressing Recipe
Now you can make your own Southern-style cornbread at home with this recipe from the popular down-home Cracker Barrel restaurant chain.

Cranberry Chestnut Dressing
Turkey breasts or slices are layered with savory dressing made with canned chestnuts and cranberries.

Cranberry-Pecan Stuffing Recipe
Dried cranberries and pecans give a fruity touch to dressing. This may sound perfect for Thanksgiving, but it is good year-round. Use it to stuff a chicken or cornish game hens or just as a side dish.

Currant Stuffing Recipe
Currants, apples, and almonds flavor a savory stuffing for roast goose. The recipe makes enough stuffing to cook some separately on the side as well as the stuffing inside the goose.

Eight-Treasure Stuffing Recipe
Soy sauce, ginger, mushrooms, and chestnuts give a Chinese flair to rice stuffing for turkey. Plan ahead to allow time for the turkey to marinate.

Einstein Bros.® Bagel Stuffing Recipe
Use plain or flavored leftover bagels instead of bread in this stuffing, along with mushrooms, apples, walnuts, and other vegetables.

Fennel & Escarole Stuffing with Pine Nuts Recipe
Fennel, escarole, herbs, and spices flavor this stuffing. Top this stuffing with Parmesan for a great stand-alone casserole.

Fifty-Fifty Cranberry Stuffing Recipe
You get both bread and cornbread in this hearty stuffing. The cranberries give it a hint of sweetness and a nice moist texture. Use as a stuffing for turkey, chicken, or pork or simply bake it as a separate side dish.

Fruity Rice Stuffed Clams Recipe
Cinnamon, allspice, currants, and pine nuts flavor the rice for these unique stuffed clams which are served cold. Plan ahead to refrigerate before serving.

Garlic, Onion, and Sage Stuffing Recipe
Bacon slices under the skin give rich flavor to roast goose with stuffing enhanced with garlic, onions, and sage.

Macadamia and Ginger Stuffing Recipe
Macadamia nuts and water chestnuts give crunch to stuffing loaded with sausage and flavored with ginger and shallots. This stuffing is baked as a separate side dish and may be conveniently made a day in advance.

Matzoh Onion Stuffing Recipe
Matzoh makes a good substitute for bread in stuffing. This recipe is easily multiplied and perfect for Hanukkah or any meal. Feel free to use it as a stuffing for a whole chicken or Cornish game hens. If you really want to jazz it up, add 1/2 cup of dried cranberries.

Nutty Wild Rice Sausage Stuffing Recipe
Sausage, mushrooms, walnuts, cranberries, and thyme flavor this easy wild rice stuffing. The recipe makes enough to stuff a 12 to 14-pound turkey. You can easily halve the recipe to use with a chicken roaster.

Oyster Rice Stuffing Recipe
Classic oyster stuffing is updated here with rice, leeks, spinach, and herbs. Serve this as a side dish or use it to stuff cornish hens, chicken, duck, turkey, or fish.

Phyllo Stuffed Chicken Recipe
Phyllo Stuffed Chicken Recipe. Wow the tastebuds and eyes of your family and guests with these delicious stuffed chicken breasts wrapped in flaky phyllo dough.

Pork Shoulder Roast with Apple Stuffing Recipe
Savory apple stuffing is rolled up in the center of a deboned pork shoulder roast. Pork shoulder roast is a very inexpensive cut. Removing the bone, either by yourself or your butcher, yields a slab of meat that is easy to stuff and slow-roast.

Potato Apple Prune Stuffing Recipe
Roasted potatoes mix with apples, prunes, and savory herbs in a non-traditional bread stuffing. Use to stuff poultry, wild game, meat or seafood or bake as a side dish. The stuffing may be made a day in advance.

Potato Turnip Stuffing Recipe
Cornish game hens are filled with a potato, apple, and turnip stuffing and braised in a Calvados apple brandy pan sauce. If you are unable to use alcohol or just do not have it on hand, read the Notes at the end of the recipe for substitutions.

Red Currant Cherry Stuffing Recipe
Use the slow cooker to make no-fuss Cornish game hens with a delicious red currant jelly and cherry sauce. The shortcut stuffing begins with a mix and is improved with onions and chicken broth. These little birds make an elegant presentation, but they are so easy to make.

Rice, Apple and Raisin Dressing Recipe
Rice-based stuffing is flavored with spices, vegetables, and fruit. Serve with roasted pork or veal, or use to stuff chicken, quail or squab.

Sauerkraut & Rye Bread Stuffing Recipe
Sauerkraut is a mid-Atlantic favorite and this recipe combines it with rye bread for a unique stuffing. You may substitute turkey bacon, if need be.

Sausage Puffballs Recipe
Bite-sized sausage puffballs are the perfect party appetizer that will appeal to guys and gals alike. They are slightly sweet due to the raspberry jam, with a touch of spiciness from the chipotle chiles and salsa. Use a mixture of mild and seasoned pork sausage.

Savory Potato Stuffing Recipe
Potatoes, onions, and scallions make a savory stuffing for poultry. The stuffing gets a boost of added flavor from schmaltz (chicken fat), but you may substitute margarine, if need be.

Scallop Stuffing for Fish Recipe
Scallops are minced into a moist dressing which is wrapped in flounder and topped with savory white sauce.

Shrimp and Artichoke Stuffing Recipe
Shrimp, artichokes, and tomatoes flavor a bread stuffing for mild white fish.

Shrimp Stuffing Recipe
A round of Edam cheese is stuffed with a shrimp, cherry, caper, and savory vegetable stuffing, then baked to perfection.

Sourdough-Sausage Stuffing (Light) Recipe
Fat-free broth and turkey sausage lighten up this savory herbed stuffing.

Stuffed Calamari on the Grill Recipe
Squid (calamari) is boiled, stuffed with a garlic, sun-dried tomato, bread, thyme, and scallion mixture, then grilled. The stuffed calamari is served with a fresh tomato, olive oil, and chive topping.

Stuffed Mutton Shoulder Recipe
Mutton shoulder is stuffed with a mint lemon stuffing and slow-roasted. Do try to use fresh mint for the brightest flavor. Mutton is simply older lamb, so if you cannot find mutton, you may substitute lamb.

Stuffed Roast Chicken for Passover
Dried currants, walnuts, and matzoh meal make for a rich and savory stuffing for Passover roast chicken.

Sun-dried Tomato Stuffing Recipe
Sun-dried tomatoes spark up stuffing mix for steak pinwheels. Using canned and boxed ingredients makes this dish easy and convenient.

Turducken Stuffing Recipe
Each slice contains portions of chicken, duck, and turkey with different stuffing in between the layers.

Unbelievable No-Bake Stuffing Recipe
Unlike traditional stuffings baked either inside or outside of the turkey, this stuffing is made completely on the stove-top. No worries about needing room in the oven. This is a fairly basic stuffing. Feel free to add sage and thyme.

Zucchini Barley Bulgur Stuffing Recipe
Bulgur, barley, and zucchini flavored with peach nectar and almonds make a unique savory dressing. The stuffing may be prepared as a vegetarian dish by using vegetable broth and margarine.

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