Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, we posit that it’s half the fun of a Thanksgiving meal — well, not including all the dessert. The 17 recipes we’ve rounded up for you include gluten-free, low-calorie, meat and vegan options, and range from traditional and savory to exotic and sweet. Ready to dig in?
Let’s start with some traditional homemade sausage stuffing. The key to nailing this recipe from Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice is to first cook up the sausage in a skillet and then sauté the onions and celery in the sausage grease before adding them all to the stuffing mixture. Vegetarians can, of course, substitute with TVP sausage crumbles.
Meat-eaters won’t miss a thing after sampling one of these Thanksgiving stuffing poppers from Beard & Bonnet. Check out that cranberry jalapeño dipping sauce.
Don’t forget your celiac dinner guests! This recipe for gluten-free stuffing from Yammie’s Gluten Freedom looks delicious.
Considering the potential smorgasbord of food that one serves on Thanksgiving, some of you may be looking to cut calories wherever possible. Skinny Taste’s got your back with this lightened-up stuffing recipe.
If you’re counting points, then you’ll want to check out this Weight Watchers recipe from Laa Loosh.
Saveur scores with this recipe that gives traditional stuffing a spicy Mexican twist.