Country-Style Peppered Pork and Bread Stuffing

Total Time
2hrs
Prep 1 hr
Cook 1 hr

A great old fashioned stuffing recipe to serve with your Thanksgiving Turkey! From Bon Apetit.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Spread bread on 2 large rimmed baking sheets.
  3. Bake until golden brown, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes.
  4. Transfer to a large bowl.
  5. Melt butter with oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Add onions and celery and saute until tender, about 8 minutes.
  7. Add sage; saute 1 minute.
  8. Add wine.
  9. Boil until wine evaporates, about 1 minute.
  10. Add pork and cook until brown and cooked through, breaking up with back of fork, about 4 minutes.
  11. Cool slightly.
  12. (Bread and pork mixture can be prepared 1 day ahead. cover seperately. Store bread at room temperature; refrigerate pork mixture.) Stir pork mixture, parsley and celery leaves into bread cubes.
  13. Whisk eggs, salt, nutmeg and pepper in medium bowl.
  14. Mix into stuffing.
  15. To bake stuffing in Turkey: Loosely fill main turkey cavity with stuffing.
  16. Add enough broth to remaining stuffing to moisten lightly (about 1/4 to 1/2 cup, depending on amount of remaining stuffing).
  17. Generously butter glass or ceramic baking dish.
  18. Spoon remaining stuffing into dish.
  19. cover with buttered foil, buttered side down.
  20. Bake stuffing in dish alongside turkey until heated through, about 30 minutes.
  21. Uncover stuffing.
  22. Bake until top is just crisp and golden, about 15 minutes.
  23. To bake all of stuffing in baking dish: Preheat oven to 350.
  24. Generously butter a 13x9x2-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish.
  25. Add enough broth to stuffing to moisten (about 3/4 cup to 1 1/2 cups.) Transfer stuffing to prepared dish.
  26. Cover with buttered foil, buttered side down; bake until heated through, about 30 minutes.
  27. Uncover and bake until top is crisp and golden, about 20 minutes longer.
Most Helpful

My bread was cubed rather large and may have deterred from the appearance I was after. Served the leftovers as the base of a shepherds pie.

karen in tbay October 17, 2006

Sounds like what my late Bohemian father-in-law used to make It was very good.

grace alls November 17, 2002