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Top down view of freshly baked homemade herb stuffing garnished with fresh sage leaves.
Homemade Herb Stuffing
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Drying time
2 d
Total Time
2 d 55 mins

Homemade Thanksgiving stuffing, there's nothing better! This classic stuffing recipe is easy to make, uses simple ingredients, and can be made ahead!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: classic stuffing recipe, homemade stuffing recipe, traditional stuffing recipe
Servings: 10
Calories: 718 kcal
Author: Countryside Cravings
  • 10 cups (415g) dry bread cubes
  • ¾ cup (90g) finely chopped celery
  • ½ cup (75g) finely chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2-2½ cups chicken broth
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray, set aside.

  2. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add celery and onion and cook until onion is soft. Stir in garlic. (season with salt and pepper while cooking the celery and onion)

  3. In a large bowl combine the bread cubes, sauteed vegetables, poultry seasoning, and chicken broth. Gently toss to combine.

  4. Spoon into prepared baking dish and dot with remaining butter. Cover with foil. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. If you would like to have a crispy top remove foil and bake for 5-10 minutes.

Recipe Notes
  1. Be sure to read the post about how to dry your own bread, stuff a turkey, and make ahead options.
  2. Nutrition Facts: Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the information shown is just an estimate.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Herb Stuffing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 718 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 1320mg57%
Potassium 545mg16%
Carbohydrates 120g40%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 300IU6%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 346mg35%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.