Thanksgiving is right around the corner which means it’s time to showcase your top recipes. As a home cook with a busy schedule, it can be a challenge to carve out a lot of time for cooking. However during Thanksgiving time, prep and cooking time become a non-issue. Since it’s acceptable to spend all day in the kitchen prepping for a Thanksgiving feast, I no longer have an excuse!
With friends and family looking forward to this meal for months, as home cooks it’s our job to make sure the meal was worth the wait!
No matter what your favorite Thanksgiving dish is, stuffing has a place on any table. If you’re looking for some inspiration or a new recipe to shake things up this Thanksgiving in the stuffing department, you’re in the right place.
As I found myself right in that spot this year, I decided to dedicate some time to finding the best stuffing recipe for Thanksgiving that I could. There is quite a lot out there so I’m excited to share this list with you!
Best Stuffing Recipes
Traditional Cornbread Stuffing
I had to start off with a traditional cornbread dressing recipe to pay respect to the classics. Paula Deen created this recipe and it certainly does this classic Thanksgiving dish justice. If you’re looking for a classic stuff recipe, look no further than this one!
If you’re looking to shake things up on the serving side, Stuffing Muffins could be a great way to do it! By making stuffing in a muffin tray, you can create delicious servings of stuffing that make the traditional dish a little more fun. Stuffing muffins can also help with portion control. While that may not be top of mind this time of year, it can make sure you have enough room for dessert!
Sausage Mushroom Thanksgiving Stuffing
One of the best things about stuffing is you can add all sorts of different ingredients to it, like meat and additional vegetables.
If you’re looking to add some more flavor to your stuffing this year, consider this recipe that adds sausage and mushrooms to an otherwise traditional stuffing recipe. If you want to add some heat to your stuffing, your choice in sausage could be a great way to add in a little spice!
Vegan Thanksgiving Stuffing
If you’re looking for a vegan friendly stuffing dish, you’ve found the one! Taking a classic dish like stuffing and making without any animal products isn’t too different from the more traditional recipes out there. Instead of regular butter, you’ll use vegan butter and there won’t be any eggs or meat added.
Paleo Thanksgiving Stuffing
If you want to take this classic dish and make it gluten and grain free, this is the perfect recipe for you! By not using bread, this recipes has a bit of a different texture. Almond flour and lots of vegetables give more traditional recipes a run for their money!
Thanksgiving is a time to showcase your skills as a home cook. With these 5 amazing recipes, you can hopefully find one that will work for you and your family. By nailing a staple recipe like stuffing, you know your family will be looking forward to it for the entire next year!