SIMPLE HOMEMADE STUFFING RECIPE
This simple bread stuffing recipe is perfect for traditional stuffing or as a dressing casserole.
Course: Side Dish
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Cooling Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
1 large loaf of french bread
3 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
2 tsp poultry seasoning
1 tsp minced garlic
1 large yellow onion diced
1 large red bell pepper diced
4-6 stalks celery diced
4-6 cloves garlic diced
2 tbsp bacon drippings
3 cups chicken broth
1 large egg lightly beaten
Preheat the oven to 325 F.
Cut the french bread into large cubes.
Lightly oil or grease a cooking sheet, then place the bread on the sheet.
Bake the bread until it’s nice and crisp.
While the bread is baking, head over to the stovetop.
In a large pan, add in 2 tbsp of bacon drippings.
Turn the heat to medium.
Once the bacon drippings is nice and hot, add in the peppers, onions, and celery. Season with 1 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp ground black pepper.
Cook until tender, then add in the garlic.
Let cook for another minute or so, then turn the heat off.
Remove the bread from the oven, then toss the cubes into a large mixing bowl.
Pour in the chicken broth, and let sit for 5 minutes.
Now add in the beaten egg, and fold the ingredients.
Add in the cooked vegetables, and sprinkle in the poultry seasoning, remaining salt, and pepper.
Mix until everything is well combined.
Lightly grease or oil a 9×13 bake dish.
Add in the stuffing mixture.
Bake in the oven at 350F, uncovered, for 45-50 minutes.
Remove the dressing from the oven, and let sit for 5 minutes.
OPTIONAL: Add some chopped parsley on top, for looks.