10 Unique Stuffing Recipes for Thanksgiving
Stove Top may be easy, but this year impress your family and loved ones by whipping up a unique, delicious stuffing recipe. There’s no reason this Thanksgiving dinner staple should be bland and boring. Here are 10 stuffing recipes for you to try.
1. Cheesy Spinach Stuffing
This recipe adds fresh, antioxidant rich greens to a typically carb-heavy dish. Now you have a few extra calories to put towards a second slice of pie.
2. Sourdough Mushroom Stuffing
The combination of sourdough bread and delicious mushrooms make this stuffing light and moist. It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
3. Olive Bread Stuffing with Fennel
Olive bread and fennel make for a contemporary, sophisticated dish. If you can’t find olive bread at a regular grocery store, consider visiting your local bakery or specialty supermarket. You can also use this recipe to make your own olive bread.
4. Sausage, Apple, and Brie Stuffing
Nothing beats the smooth flavor of warm brie cheese combined with savory sausage and crisp apples. This recipe is sure to be a hit at the dinner table.
5. Bacon-Cornbread Stuffing
Have you ever tried cornbread stuffing? Your family will ask for this tasty, easy recipe long after Thanksgiving dinner is over.
6. Wild Rice Stuffing with Cranberries, Bacon and Pecans
Cranberries add a touch of sweetness to this wild rice stuffing. You’ll find this dish is as beautiful as it is delicious.
7. Tortilla Chip Chorizo Stuffing
If you want to surprise your guest, this Mexican-inspired stuffing recipe is as unique as they come. It will be even better as leftovers when served with these turkey tacos.
8. Savory Orzo Stuffing
For those who aren’t huge fans of traditional stuffing, consider using Orzo pasta as an alternative to bread crumbs. Sage makes this particular recipe especially flavorful.
9. Celery, Apricot, and Pecan Stuffing
Planning to make a pecan pie? Buy some extra pecans to include in this stuffing recipe, which also features celery and apricots.
10. Quinoa Stuffing
Not only is quinoa high in fiber, protein and other important nutrients, it’s also gluten free. This recipe is a great option if you or any of your guests have a gluten intolerance or are vegetarian.
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Clarissa Fidler is a 20-something trying to find her place in this world. She grew up in Seattle, attended college in Utah, and recently moved back to the Pacific Northwest after spending the last few years in Chicago obtaining her master’s degree in journalism. Clarissa spends her days working as a higher education professional helping graduate students pursue their passions. In her free time you’ll find her reading the New York Times, cuddling with her cat Harper, catching up on her favorite blogs, enjoying the outdoors, or checking out a new restaurant. If you’d like to read more by Clarissa, check out her blog West Hawthorne Place.
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