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The Best Stuffing Recipe Ever

This homemade stuffing with sausage, sage, and Pepperidge Farm stuffing, will be the best stuffing recipe you have ever had.
4.88 from 24 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, holiday, Thanksgiving
Servings 8 people
Calories 445 kcal


  • 1 lb bulk sage sausage browned and drained of fat
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter divided
  • 1 large white onion diced
  • 4 large celery ribs thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup Italian flat-leaf parsley chopped
  • 8 oz fresh cremini or white button mushrooms sliced
  • 1 (12 oz) pkg Pepperidge Farm country-style, cubed stuffing
  • 1 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 1 tsp dried sage
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp dried marjoram
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten


  • Heat oven to 350-375°F.
  • Cook the onion and celery in 2 Tbsp butter until softened. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, cook the mushrooms in 2 Tbsp butter until browned.
  • Toss the cooked veggies and mushrooms with the parsley and seasonings in a large mixing bowl. Add the sausage and stuffing.
  • Add the stock and mix in eggs. Transfer mixture to a 13x9 baking dish sprayed with cooking spray, and cover with foil.
  • Bake 30 minutes at 350-375°F. Remove foil, and bake another 30 minutes.


This stuffing is amazing with my Applejack Giblet Gravy
If using Pepperidge Farm crushed or cubed stuffing with HERB added, make the following adjustments: OMIT the poultry seasoning and sage; cut the marjoram and thyme in HALF; leave the salt, pepper, and fresh parsley the SAME as written above.


Calories: 445kcal (22%) | Carbohydrates: 36g (12%) | Protein: 17g (34%) | Fat: 25g (38%) | Saturated Fat: 10g (63%) | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 97mg (32%) | Sodium: 1186mg (52%) | Potassium: 218mg (6%) | Fiber: 4g (17%) | Sugar: 5g (6%)

Calorie count is purely an estimate calculated using an online application to serve as a guide and not to be taken as accurate nutritional information. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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