CrockPot Stuffing

Crockpot Stuffing Recipe

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Hope Wasylenki

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@MizWasy

I was looking for an alternative to putting the stuffing inside the turkey (since hubby longed for that in-the-bird taste) and found something via the internet that became the foundation for this recipe.

It was definitely a hit - my husband thought it was just like stuffing from inside the turkey. It's become my favorite stuffing recipe. Plus there's an added benefit - it doesn't require oven space!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
3 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

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  • 4 slice
    thick cut bacon, diced
  • 2 stick
    celery, sliced or diced
  • 1 c
    carrot, diced
  • 1 medium
    onion, diced
  • 1 pkg
    (14 oz) herb-seasoned stuffing cubes
  • 1 pkg
    (7 oz) cornbread stuffing crumbs - or 1 recipe cornbread
  • 2 tsp
    sage, dried
  • 4 - 5 c
    broth/stock (match flavor to your meal - or use vegetable stock) divided
  • 2
    eggs
  • ·
    non-stick cooking spray

How to Make CrockPot Stuffing

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon to render fat and get slightly crispy. Add in celery, carrot and onion, cook until softened.
  2. Place stuffing mixes into a large bowl. Add bacon, onion, celery mixture along with sage. Toss together.
  3. Measure 1 1/2 cups broth into a measuring cup, add eggs and blend fairly well. Pour over stuffing mixture and toss ingredients with a rubber spatula/scraper/spoonula.
  4. Continue adding the rest of the broth/stock to the stuffing as you stir. Keep in mind you want it to be fairly moist/damp but not soupy. You may not use all of the stock or you may need more - it depends on how dry the stuffing mixes are.
  5. Using a 5 qt or larger slow cooker, spray liner with nonstick spray. Pour stuffing into liner and smooth the top. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour then turn to low and cook an additional 2 - 4 hours (it will hold for much longer, though, if necessary).
  6. Other Notes: In a pinch? You can substitute the following for the stuffing mixes: 1 box Stove Top Savory Herb flavor, 1 box Stove Top Cornbread flavor and 1 box of another Stove Top flavor (chicken, pork, turkey).

    This can be made vegetarian - you can add cranberries and diced apple (add apple when cooking onion/celery). Also, it can be made into oyster dressing by adding oysters when tossing mixture together. You can also substitute 1 pound sausage for the bacon, if desired.

    It adapts well to any number of meals: chicken, turkey, pork chops or pork loin, game hens - it is an easy side for those times when you need your oven for other things.

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About CrockPot Stuffing

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #Slow-cooker, #stuffing




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