This basic recipe for stovetop stuffing is buttery, herbed goodness. And it is of course, made right on your stove top. Lots of great flavor and a simple recipe makes this our favorite and our Best Easy Homemade Stove Top Stuffing.
What makes this recipe the best?
We’ve been making this stove top stuffing for years. It’s easily the Best Easy Homemade Stove Top Stuffing recipe I’ve ever used.
- This recipe is super easy, and turns out delicious without a lot of work.
- This best homemade stuffing is fluffy, moist and flavorful.
- It goes perfectly with any meal, from an everyday weeknight dinner to a elegant side for a holiday!
- It’s a great jumping off point if you want to add more.
How to Make Stovetop Stuffing Better
There are so many ways to make regular boxed stovetop stuffing better, but these tips can also apply to this recipe if you desire.
To make stovetop stuffing better:
- One of the easiest ways is to add sausage, chicken or beef. Add cut or crumbled bacon, vegetables like carrots or corn or even tomatoes. You can also add different herbs, seasonings and spices.
- For boxes stovetop stuffing, you can’t really change up the bread part too much. But this particular recipe works really nicely with whatever “bread” you want to try. We’ve made it with regular sandwich bread, sourdough, texas toast, french bread and italian bread. All worked wonderfully!
This recipe is so full of flavor on it’s own. It’s the perfect rounding of buttery goodness blended with delicious herbs, spices, bread and veggies. And it never turns out dry.
Boxed Stuffing – not so much. So use those tips above to make stovetop stuffing taste better.
What to serve with Homemade Stovetop Stuffing
This stuffing goes really well with turkey. It makes a great holiday side.
But it also lends its hand wonderfully with just about anything other protein you’d like to serve it with.
Try steak, or seafood, ham or chicken, even a roast or ribs! This goes nicely as a side dish for anything.
How to fix Soggy Stovetop Stuffing
DO add more bread if you think it honestly needs it, but….
DO NOT over mix. Be careful how often you stir or mix it. This can create a very mushy mix.
But if your mix is ALREADY soggy… and you want to fix it..
Take a large sheet pan, and spread out the mixture. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and place the pan in the oven. Do not go very far away.
Allow it to cook for 3-5 minutes at about 400 degrees, remove from oven and check it.
Too much over that and you run the risk of burning it, but if it’s REALLY soggy, you might need to place it back in. Just keep checking and remove when you think it’s done.
Let’s see what side dish recipes my fellow bloggers whipped up today:
More delicious holiday side dish recipes:
- Cheesy Baked Mashed Potatoes from Family Around the Table
- Corn Pudding from House of Nash Eats
- Farro Salad with Cranberries, Spinach, and Feta from Sweet Beginnings
- Healthy Candied Yams from Simple and Savory
- Roasted Parmesan Carrots from Jolene’s Recipe Journal
- Shrimp Stir Fry Salad from A Day in the Life on the Farm
- Southern Cornbread Dressing from Everyday Eileen
- Stuffing with Sausage and Chestnuts from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
- Vegan Broccoli Cheese Casserole from The Baking Fairy
Best Easy Homemade Stove Top Stuffing recipe
I also have loads of wonderful side dish recipes I’ve shared in the past.