February 23, 2024

85 Best Stuffing and Dressing Recipes for Thanksgiving | Thanksgiving Recipes, Menus, Entertaining & More : Food Network

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The Best Stuffing

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Herb and Apple Stuffing

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Pineapple Stuffing

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Air Fryer Sausage Stuffing

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Ciabatta Stuffing with Chestnuts and Pancetta

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Herb Stuffing with Dried Fruit

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Sage Dressing

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Cast-Iron Oyster and Cornbread Stuffing

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Caramelized Onion and Cornbread Stuffing

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Cranberry-Pecan Wild Rice Stuffing

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Pretzel Stuffing

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Sausage Cornbread Stuffing

All the usual suspects are here (minus the butter and eggs) to recreate the comforting flavors of traditional stuffing. Although green tea may seem like an oddball ingredient, the earthy flavor makes it a better replacement for chicken stock than vegetable stock, which can be too sweet and high in sodium.

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Vegan Stuffing

This super-simple recipe uses store-bought stuffing cubes and seasoned sausage for convenience and flavor.

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Sage, Sausage and Apple Dressing

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Plantain Stuffing

Easy and full of flavor from spicy sausage and fresh herbs, this dressing is like a savory bread pudding, the perfect addition to any Turkey Day spread.

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World’s Best Cornbread Stuffing

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Turkey Cornbread Stuffing with Cranberries and Squash Blossoms

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Raffy’s Turkey Sausage and Chestnut Stuffing

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Sausage, Apple, and Walnut Stuffing

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Cornbread Dressing with Pancetta, Apples, and Mushrooms

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Sausage and Herb Stuffing

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Pat’s Chorizo and Collard Green Dressing

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Bacon-Parmesan Stuffing

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Sourdough, Wild Mushroom, and Bacon Dressing

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Cornbread Stuffing with Apples and Sausage

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Basic Stuffing

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Cornbread Stuffing

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Three-Bread Stuffing

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Wild Rice and Goat Cheese Dressing

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Panettone Stuffing

This recipe combines tender oysters, crumbled cornbread and juicy bacon for a stuffing your guests will surely demand year after year. To save time, try to find already shucked oysters in their liquor (juice) in small plastic tubs at your local supermarket or seafood monger.

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Oyster Stuffing

Classic fall flavors explode in this stuffing, with bourbon-cooked pears and crunchy pecans.

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Pear-Pecan Stuffing

Bobby’s savory stuffing gets a small dose of heat from chunks of hot Italian sausage.

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Country Bread and Sage Dressing

Gluten-free bread cubes are the only special ingredient you’ll need to pull off this classic stuffing recipe. Sauteed celery, onions and a generous dose of herbs produce the savory results you’re used to tasting.

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Classic Gluten-Free Stuffing

“My grandma made homemade cornbread every night for dinner, so this stuffing is a nod to her tradition,” explains Katie Lee. “I eat so much of it!” Her recipe makes extra herb butter; use it later, or follow Katie’s lead and rub it on your turkey. 

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Cornbread Stuffing

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Apple and Onion Stuffin’ Muffins

This can’t-miss stuffing mixes shiitake mushrooms sauteed in butter with cubes of butternut squash, all pulled together with sourdough bread and a touch of apple cider.

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Squash-Shiitake Stuffing

A variety of mushrooms adds a meaty texture to this stuffing that both carnivores and vegetarians can enjoy.

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Mushroom Brioche Stuffing

This stuffing is layered with flavor. Ham adds a salty element to sweet cornbread and bitter mustard greens. 

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Cornbread Stuffing with Ham

This sausage stuffing is destined to become an annual recipe. It’s the classic creation amped up with sweet Italian sausage and baked to perfection.

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Italian Sausage Stuffing

For anyone who’s skipping out on bread, a rice stuffing provides an easy altervative. This one is loaded with butternut squash, leeks and cranberries.

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Rice Stuffing with Butternut Squash

Seafood lovers will fall in love with this simple stuffing made with lump crab meat. We like to think of it as Thanksgiving’s crab cake.

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Deviled Crab Stuffing

Ree’s stuffing is made with herbed cornbread and salty bacon. It pairs perfectly with a lightly-seasoned turkey.

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Southern Stuffing

Dinner guests will get another serving of veggies out of this hearty side dish. Butternut squash, mushrooms and collard greens come together with spices and whole-grain bread for something on the healthier side.

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Butternut Squash-Mushroom Stuffing

Swap in andouille sausage for country ham in this Southern-style suffing. Crumbly cornbread sops up all the delicious drippings from the turkey, too.

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Cornbread-Andouille Stuffing

Cheese lovers everywhere will dive into this Italian-inspired stuffing. Cubes of fontina cheese add a creamy texture to herbed focaccia and salty pancetta.

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Rosemary Focaccia Stuffing with Pancetta

This is a classic, standby stuffing, with fresh fennel and diced apple adding crunch and fall flavors.

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Fennel-Sausage Stuffing

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Neely’s Holiday Cornbread Stuffing

Use diced whole wheat bread for this stuffing that it filled with dried apples and dried cherries.

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Brown Bread Stuffing with Fruit

This classic stuffing is full of flavor, with sourdough bread, mushrooms and lots of herbs.

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Sourdough Bread Stuffing

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Chorizo and Cornbread Stuffing

For a Southern spin on classic cornbread stuffing, mix in andouille sausage and some chopped collard greens.

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Collard-Cornbread Stuffing

Try this savory yet sweet stuffing for a mix of light, fluffy bread, hearty sausage and lots of Italian seasonings like sage, thyme and parsley.

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Brioche-Pear Stuffing With Italian Sausage and Almonds

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Slider Thanksgiving Stuffing

Try a fruit-filled stuffing this Thanksgiving for bright flavors and bold chunks of apple, cranberry and apricot mixed with leeks.

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Semolina Bread-Apple Stuffing With Dried Cranberries and Apricots

Light, airy challah gets an earthy makeover when you add mushrooms, raisins and wild rice.

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Challah Bread- Mushroom Stuffing With Wild Rice and Raisins

Add kale to your stuffing for an extra serving of greens with potato bread and andouille sausage.

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Potato Bread-Kale Stuffing With Andouille Sausage

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Homemade Three Meat Stuffing

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Apple and Onion Stuffin’

A Mexican-inspired take on classic stuffing combines queso fresco cheese, tortilla chips and fresh cilantro with more traditional ingredients like chicken broth and bread cubes.

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Tortilla Chip-Chorizo Stuffing

This stuffing is filled with unique ingredients. Skip traditional stuffing vegetables and feature poblano chiles, chipotle chiles and ripe plantains.

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Tamale Stuffing

Use multigrain bread cubes for this hearty stuffing that’s filled with nuts and dried fruit.

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Multigrain Stuffing With Nuts and Dried Fruit

Cornbread and white bread mix with shrimp and ham, and get great flavor from Old Bay Seasoning, tarragon and thyme.

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Cornbread Stuffing With Shrimp and Ham

Sweet, buttery brioche adds richness to this quick and easy dressing.

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Sausage Brioche Dressing

Savory stuffing made with gluten-free rye and cornbread keeps gluten-free guests from missing out on one of Thanksgiving’s most highly anticipated dishes. Both can be found in grocery stores with gluten-free options — but better yet, bake some gluten-free cornbread and use the extra for the stuffing.

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Gluten-Free Raisin-Rye Cornbread Sausage Stuffing

There’s only one thing that could upgrade this simple rustic stuffing made with hearty kale and sweet Italian sausage: cheese. Folding in cubes of provolone creates pockets of cheesy, melty goodness. 

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Sausage and Kale Stuffing

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Mushroom-Sourdough Stuffing

Cubed brioche adds a subtle buttery decadence while dried cherries bring an unexpected tartness to an otherwise traditional Thanksgiving stuffing.

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Chestnut-Apple-Cherry Stuffing

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Brussels Sprouts-Bacon Stuffing

Just as bacon-speckled cornbread is a glorious thing, so is cornbread-bacon stuffing. For the bread base, use equal amounts of cubed cornbread and potato bread to keep the dish from seeming too heavy. 

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Cornbread-Bacon Stuffing

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Sourdough and Hazelnut Stuffing

Savory sourdough and pumpernickel bread are the perfect complement to the sweetness of the apples and raisins in this stuffing recipe.

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Apple-Raisin Stuffing

This fancy dressing from Food Network Magazine uses onion focaccia as the base, then layers on flavor with Italian fennel sausage, butternut squash, kale and Parmesan cheese.

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Sausage and Kale Thanksgiving Dressing

Dress up a stuffing mix for fast and impressive results. Individual servings in ramekins or muffin tins bake faster than a whole pan of stuffing, plus they’re cute additions to the Thanksgiving table.

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Individual Sausage Stuffing

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Cheesy Mushroom Stuffing

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Oyster and Bacon Stuffing

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Italian Antipasti Stuffing

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Bacon, Prune and Chestnut Stuffing

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Southern Stuffing

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Chorizo, Kale and Cornbread Stuffing

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Crawfish Dressing

Stuffing goes Southwest with this recipe, which has a healthy dose of pepper jack cheese and chili powder in addition to jalapenos.

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Bacon-Jalapeno Stuffing

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Chorizo-Green Chile Stuffing

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Stuffing with Golden Raisins and Walnuts

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Delicious Doctored Dressing