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#1 Mille-Mille

Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:41 PM

I'm after a new stuffing recipe as i'm bored with our traditional family one.  Its uses pork sausage (yuck!), bread, apple, onion and sage.
My mother in law used to make a lovely one with rice, herbs and raisin's but unfortunately she passed away this year and I never got the recipe sad.gif

So please share your favourite recipes!

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#2 knittingkitten

Posted 02 December 2012 - 01:52 PM

I make one with fresh breadcrumbs, lots of finely chopped shallots, oregano, pistachios and cranberries. I always add a teaspoon of massel veg stock and some seeded mustard too. I normally don't add an egg, just some olive oil to mix it together.

#3 Funnington

Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:21 PM

I've never baked a 'real' turkey rolleyes.gif only those horrid turkey rolls just to keep the turkey lovers happy biggrin.gif

I use a beautiful stuffing from one of Jamie Oliver's cookbooks, could you use a chicken  stuffing in turkey?  

Basically it's finely chopped bread (I prefer a day old french stick, it's more crusty).  Combine with a big knob of real butter, a few cloves of whole garlic, fresh thyme, salt and pepper, a drizzle of olive oil and stir to combine.  The whole garlic cloves aren't overpowering, they just give the bird and the stuffing a lovely aroma.  It's edible stuffing but I remove the garlic cloves ... not sure I would want to chomp on whole cloves!  The result is a really toasty and crunchy stuffing, kind of like flavoured croutons.  There's nothing stopping you from adding other ingredients - like cranberries.

#4 Girlo

Posted 02 December 2012 - 05:30 PM

My DH made a fantastic stuffing last year, out of the Women's weekly Christmas edition last year. Bacon, brown onions, parsley, pine nuts, cranberries and the usual other stuff.... It was delicious!

#5 Mille-Mille

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:34 PM

Thanks for the suggestions so far, they sound yummy.  I'll have to check out this years Women's Weekly too.



#6 *LucyE*

Posted 02 December 2012 - 10:41 PM

My favourite uses Italian style pork sausages but they have to be good ones. I haven't found one I like in our current town so stock up at our old butcher and freeze them.

I sauté some finely chopped onion, celery and garlic. Remove from pan and cook off the sausage meat, breaking it up as I go. Fry off some pancetta and then I add back in the onion mix, some breadcrumbs from a sourdough loaf, chestnuts and herbs (usually bay, thyme, sage and parsley).

Allow the whole lot to cool before stuffing the bird.

Here's a recipe with rice and raisins
http://www.food.com/recipe/rice-stuffing-for-turkey-106812

Edited by *LucyE*, 02 December 2012 - 10:45 PM.


#7 Airene

Posted 03 December 2012 - 12:34 PM

Jamie Oliver has posted a recipe for roast turkey on his site. You should try that one. The stuffing is so tasty, the meat juicy.

Just a quick tip: use homemade turkey stock! It makes the best stuffing.

Edited by Airene, 03 December 2012 - 12:35 PM.


#8 ACO

Posted 03 December 2012 - 05:27 PM

This one is really simple and classic but so tasty.

#9 Mille-Mille

Posted 03 December 2012 - 05:49 PM

Lots of great suggestion, I just don't know which to choose!




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