8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving


8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

Does your Thanksgiving dinner need a makeover? Then change things up this holiday by starting with the stuffing. This quintessential Thanksgiving side can be modified to take your meal from ordinary to amazing. I’ve found eight clever stuffing recipes for Thanksgiving, and these sides are anything but dry and flavorless. Give them a try and wow your guests with a new spin on stuffing this year.

Cook up some Thanksgiving classics with 11 delicious recipes! Do you have guests with special diets? We’ve got you covered with 11 more gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes that taste amazing!

1. Homemade Gluten-Free Stuffing

8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

If you’re a paleo or gluten-free eater, you’ll love this flavorful, grain-free stuffing. It’s the perfect way to maintain all the flavor and swap out all the carbs of traditional stuffing recipes for Thanksgiving.

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons butter or olive oil
  • 1/2 shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 4 cups finely chopped baby bella mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon herbs
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup cranberries or golden raisins

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Sauté the shallot, celery, and carrot until tender — about 60 seconds.
  2. Add mushrooms, walnuts, pecans, herbs, salt and pepper, and cranberries to the skillet. Cook until sizzling — about 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Garnish, if desired, with fresh parsley or fresh herbs. Serve immediately and enjoy!

2. Easy Basic Stuffing

8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

Source: The Kitchn

Take your basic stuffing recipe and make it better with these step-by-step instructions and helpful tips.

3. Shrimp & Ham Cornbread Stuffing

8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

Source: Cook & Be Merry

Shrimp and ham aren’t always found in one dish, but they make this cornbread stuffing out of this world.

4. Apple-Cranberry Stuffing

8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

Source: Eat. Drink. Love.

This apple-cranberry stuffing is low in fat, which makes this tasty, diet-friendly side dish a must-have for those watching their weight this Thanksgiving.

5. Gluten-Free Quinoa Stuffing

8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

Source: In Sonnet’s Kitchen

This gluten-free quinoa stuffing has a very familiar Thanksgiving stuffing taste, but is also perfect for those with food sensitivities and special diets.

6. Apple-Pancetta Cornbread Stuffing Muffins

8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

Source: A Spicy Perspective

Individual cornbread stuffing muffins are a novelty that may become tradition — each bite contains both crunchy edges and a soft, moist center.

7. Italian Sausage, Mushroom & Chestnut Stuffing

8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

Source: Closet Cooking

Roasted chestnuts add a touch of sweetness to this Italian sausage, mushroom, and chestnut stuffing, while fresh sage gives it a pop of flavor.

8. Wild Rice Stuffing

8 Amazing Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving | thegoodstuff

Source: Fake Ginger

Looking for another addition to your Thanksgiving stuffing recipes? Switch out bread cubes for wild rice in your recipe for a totally delicious Thanksgiving alternative.


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