Quick and Easy Stuffing and Dressing Recipes

Find delicious stuffings and dressings that don’t take a lot of time and fuss.

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Celery Stuffing

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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!

Best Sausage Stuffing

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This stuffing has lots of flavor and is nice and moist. You can also change the ingredients to your liking. I quadruple this recipe and make the extra in my electric roaster, that's how much everyone loves it. This recipe is very adaptable, you can change it around anyway you like and it will still be delicious!

Stuffing of Champions

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This is a great stuffing recipe that is very easy and fun for the whole family. My mom used to include my sisters and I in the breaking of the bread. It has become a great family tradition. Stuffing not used in the bird may be cooked with the gizzards. For variety, mix in a pound of sausage or raisins when cooking the onions and celery.

Cornbread Stuffing Southern Style

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Onions, celery, green pepper and garlic sauteed in butter and boiled with chicken broth make the savory stock that cornbread is added to, creating this stuffing sensation.

Quinoa Stuffing

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Quinoa is a fluffy, slightly crunchy, high-protein, gluten-free alternative grain native to South America. This can be used to stuff a turkey or served as a side dish.

Really Easy Bread Stuffing

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Delicious and super simple to make! This is the stuffing to make if you're looking for simplicity in your stuffing. You can use either fresh or stale bread in this recipe.

Basic Yankee Bread Stuffing

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This is my mother-in-law's recipe for traditional bread stuffing. Bread, pork and seasonings blend to create a perfect filling for the holiday bird. Use more bread if needed to create a stuffing that's moist, but not mushy.

Easiest Sausage Stuffing

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This hack on boxed stuffing is so easy but so good that your guests will think you made it from scratch! Ground sausage with sage adds an especially nice flavor, but you can make this with any mild ground breakfast sausage.

Thanksgiving Bacon Stuffing

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This stuffing recipe has been in my family for decades. How can you go wrong with bacon? Whether it be baked in muffins tins or right inside the turkey, this is sure to be a hit!

Quickest Oyster Dressing EVER!

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This quick and delicious oyster dressing takes the fuss and the mess out of the picture. It is all done on the stove top, and tastes like it has been cooking in the oven all day!

French Stuffing

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It's a stuffing for turkey or a filling for a shepherd's pie. Serve over rice or mashed potatoes or as a side dish.

Basic Bread Stuffing

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This is a basic bread stuffing for a 12 pound turkey; it also includes seven variations. Preparation time is 20 minutes. This recipe is from The WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association.

Inspiration and Ideas

Wild Rice with Rosemary and Cashew Stuffing

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Essentially, this is a rice pilaf that I have modified ever-so-slightly to be used as a stuffing for a small roasting chicken. The type of nuts, mushroom, and herbs can be varied in any number of ways.

Quick and Easy Sausage Stuffing

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This recipe has been made over and over for generations - real yummy, really easy, and quick!

Kale Stuffing

Keep the salt content of the broth in mind while seasoning this kale stuffing. Throw in some Italian herbs while you're at it!