There’s nothing that screams Turkey Day quite like a fresh baked stuffing. It’s comfort and yumminess all rolled into one perfect dish. And this trusty recipe? Well, it’s about as good as it gets. We’ve got the step-by-step to take the guesswork out of this Thanksgiving classic, and it’s all waiting down below!

Oven Baked Stuffing
prep time
25 Minute/s
cook time
57 Minute/s
total time
1 Hour/s 22 Minute/s
Serves 8Ingredients
  • 16 cups 1-inch bread cubes, white or sourdough (1 1/2 pound loaf)
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 6 shallots, diced
  • 1 cup medium-diced celery (2 stalks)
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled, cored and large-diced
  • 1 tablespoon sage, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3/4 pound chicken apple sausage
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F. Bake bread cubes for 5-7 minutes and remove from oven.
  2. Raise the temperature to 350 degrees.
  3. In a saute pan, combine butter, onions, celery, apples, parsley, sage, rosemary, honey salt & pepper. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are softened.
  4. Add bread cubes. Stir to combine then remove from heat. To the same pan, add sausage and cook approximately ten minutes. If using pre-cooked variety, just warm for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the bread cube mixture, and chicken stock, stir to combine. Pour into a 9 by 12 inch baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes until browned on top.

*Adapted from: Food Network

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