Autumn Harvest Stuffing (Aka Throw Away the Box of Stove Top!)

READY IN: 40mins




  • Toast bread slices lightly. Tear by hand into small pieces and place in a medium sized bowl.
  • Remove leaves from thyme sprigs and add to bread. Set aside.
  • In a large pan, add 2 tbsp butter and celery and onion. Season with salt and pepper. Saute over low to medium heat until vegetables are softened.
  • Add dried bread cubes, apple, apricot, and butter. Stir well.
  • When butter has absorbed into bread, add white wine. Stir until absorbed.
  • Add onion powder, rosemary, paprika, parsley, sage, and turmeric. Add 1/2 cup of chicken stock and simmer until liquid is absorbed. Season again with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in apple cider vinegar and transfer stuffing to a medium pot with a lid.
  • Add remaining 1 cup chicken stock and cover. Allow to simmer covered over low heat for 20 minutes.
  • Season again with salt and pepper. Add pecans if using.
  • *** If making for turkey dinner, add 1/3 cup of turkey drippings to stuffing when adding chicken broth for a deeper flavor.