A great recipe for stuffing a turkey. It is very moist! A pinch of marjoram can be added to this dish in addition to or in place of thyme. Try putting the stuffing under the skin of the breast. It makes the turkey very moist!

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 32 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in saucepan. Saute onion in melted butter until soft, but not brown. Add celery and stir well. Add 2 cups chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

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  • Place bread cubes into large mixing bowl. Add eggs, salt, pepper, sage, thyme, and marjoram. Add onion-celery mixture; combine thoroughly. If still too dry, add more chicken broth. Makes enough to stuff a 10 to 15 pound turkey.

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To bake dressing out of the turkey, place in a buttered baking dish, and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes or until the top is lightly browned. More broth may be needed for this method to keep it from drying out.

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Nutrition Facts

95.6 calories; 2.5 g protein; 12 g carbohydrates; 25.5 mg cholesterol; 493.4 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
05/29/2007
Exactly what I was looking for! Tastes just like what Grandma makes except that this is an actual recipe whereas Grandma adds a "little of this and a pinch of that":) I'll be making this again! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
07/25/2003
Instructions were not really clear for a first timer. Bouillon mixture I assumed was the chicken broth. Marjoram was not listed but directions made it sound like a necessity when you have only a printed copy instead of online view where it said marjoram can be substituted so it was not known. Read More
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142 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 101
  • 4 star values: 31
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
05/29/2007
Exactly what I was looking for! Tastes just like what Grandma makes except that this is an actual recipe whereas Grandma adds a "little of this and a pinch of that":) I'll be making this again! Read More
(45)
Rating: 2 stars
07/25/2003
Instructions were not really clear for a first timer. Bouillon mixture I assumed was the chicken broth. Marjoram was not listed but directions made it sound like a necessity when you have only a printed copy instead of online view where it said marjoram can be substituted so it was not known. Read More
(59)
Rating: 5 stars
05/29/2007
Exactly what I was looking for! Tastes just like what Grandma makes except that this is an actual recipe whereas Grandma adds a "little of this and a pinch of that":) I'll be making this again! Read More
(45)
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Rating: 4 stars
03/18/2011
I was never much of a stuffing fan until I tried this recipe. Let me also say, I generally dislike celery, so don't let the name of this throw ya. However, I've made this stuffing 6 or 7 times now, including for Thanksgiving, and just love it. I rate it 4 stars as-is. However, I have made some adjustments to suit my tastes. I increase the seasonings to 1/2 tsp sage (plus a light sprinkle on top too) and 1/8 tsp of thyme which I crush between my fingers while adding. I also only use 2 eggs (which seems not enough when you first pour it over the dry bread cubes, but once the broth is added, it works fine). Oh, and I drop the salt down to 1 tsp, never even tried it with 1T, just seems it would be too salty with the broth and butter, especially if you tend to ladle gravy over it on your plate. Anyway, with these modifications, I give it 5 stars! I keep forgetting to try the marjoram - next time. I follow the directions for baking it outside the turkey (about 2.5 - 3 cups total broth, buttered glass baking dish with lid, 350 for 45 mins) and it comes out perfectly. Thanks for a great recipe! Very happy to have found it. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/26/2012
Great recipe for homemade stuffing! I cut this back to 8 servings and used 1 egg and eyeballed the herbs adding a bit of marjoram. This was a nice alternative to mashed potoates for a change! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/05/2004
Very good. Moist and flavorful without being overpowering. Got many good comments from the family. The amount is generous and it expanded in the turkey quite a bit! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/25/2005
Good basic recipe.I used Italian seasoning (3/4 teaspoon) it has all 3 ingredients. No measurement for the Marjoram.Turned out quite well no leftovers.Thanks. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/09/2007
This recipe was a big hit! I made it for Easter dinner and it complimented my ham very well. I changed the serving size to 8 and I also used rubbed sage in addition to ground sage and added in marjoram and thyme for more flavor. I used 1 can of chicken broth and baked it a little longer so the top would be crispy. It was delicious! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/01/2005
I would give this 4.75 stars if I could. I accidentally added 1 tablespoon of fresh pepper instead of 1 teaspoon. I also added all 3 cups of chicken bouillon. Next time I will use less salt the buillion was salty enough as is. Wonderful recipe and I love that it doesn't have any sausage meat. This will definately become my standard stuffing recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/09/2003
Wow I made great stuffing!! This was delicious and will be a regular family sidedish. Read More
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