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Stuffing from the Slow Cooker Recipe

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Stuffing from the Slow Cooker Recipe
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Stuffing from the Slow Cooker Recipe

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If you're hosting a big Thanksgiving dinner this year, add this simple slow-cooked stuffing to your menu to ease entertaining. The recipe comes in handy when you run out of oven space at large family gatherings. I use this Crock Pot dressing recipe often. —Donald Seiler, Macon, Mississippi
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Cook: 3 hours
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. Cook: 3 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 6 cups cubed day-old white bread
  • 6 cups cubed day-old whole wheat bread
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 2 large eggs, beaten

Directions

In a small nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook onion and celery in butter until tender.
In a large bowl, combine the bread cubes, salt, poultry seasoning, sage and pepper. Stir in onion mixture. Combine broth and eggs; add to bread mixture and toss to coat.
Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 10 servings.



Test Kitchen Tips
  • Unless the recipe indicates that you should stir or add ingredients, do not lift the lid while the slow cooker is operating. Every time you lift the lid, steam escapes and you add cooking time.
  • Here are the top 10 accessories for your slow cooker.
  • Originally published as Stuffing from the Slow Cooker in Light & Tasty October/November 2006, p30

    Nutritional Facts

    3/4 cup: 178 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 635mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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    • 1 cup chopped onion
    • 1 cup chopped celery
    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 6 cups cubed day-old white bread
    • 6 cups cubed day-old whole wheat bread
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
    • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
    • 2 large eggs, beaten
    1. In a small nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook onion and celery in butter until tender.
    2. In a large bowl, combine the bread cubes, salt, poultry seasoning, sage and pepper. Stir in onion mixture. Combine broth and eggs; add to bread mixture and toss to coat.
    3. Transfer to a 3-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 10 servings.



    Test Kitchen Tips
  • Unless the recipe indicates that you should stir or add ingredients, do not lift the lid while the slow cooker is operating. Every time you lift the lid, steam escapes and you add cooking time.
  • Here are the top 10 accessories for your slow cooker.
  • Originally published as Stuffing from the Slow Cooker in Light & Tasty October/November 2006, p30

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    LindaCincinnati User ID: 8431987 277593
    Reviewed Nov. 11, 2017

    "I make mine similar to this but instead of just bread I use half stouffers herb bread cubes and half bread cubes which gives it a nice seasoning. Happy

    Thanksgiving and thank you for the recipe!"

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    julesinmd User ID: 7135098 257501
    Reviewed Nov. 30, 2016

    "I couldn't find the bags of cubed white and wheat bread in the store so I used Pepperidge Farm Herb Seasoned stuffing. Because this was already seasoned, I didn't add poultry seasoning, salt, pepper or sage. I also added more than one can of broth. I cooked on low in the crock pot for about 2 1/2 hours and then moved the setting to warm for another hour or two. The one thing I forgot to do was use the cooking spray, so cleanup was a bit of a challenge. Over all, the stuffing was very good and was moist. Would definitely make again!"

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    kjl0115 User ID: 6729480 256999
    Reviewed Nov. 19, 2016

    "I have made a similar recipe for years, but with one added ingredient. I buy turkey thighs, a package of maybe 2, and place them over the top of the dressing while it cooks. The thighs are done at the end of the cooking time, and the dressing tastes like it just came out of the bird. You could remove the thighs and pop the lift-out dish and brown in oven at the end, if you so desired."

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    Poch User ID: 8639226 238756
    Reviewed Dec. 5, 2015

    "This a little dry after mixing so I added more chicken broth. I increased the amount of sage to my personal taste. My family loved it."

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    kredhead User ID: 710648 238643
    Reviewed Dec. 3, 2015

    "Recipe is a great base, I like the amped up sage flavor. I also wanted to stuff a small turkey. Cooked sausage & veggies together with butter. Dried cubed leftover garlic knots in the oven till crisp, made 8 cups. Used Arnold seasoned cubed stuffing mix for the rest. Added more pepper & left out the egg. I stuffed my bird at that point. I added more cubed stuffing & the egg to what was left along with a bit more poultry seasoning. I placed a paper towel under the cover of the crock. It catches the steam so the stuffing doesn't get mushy. Been eating it almost daily since Thanksgiving, it's the best stuffing I've made."

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    chefheidi18 User ID: 8210724 238273
    Reviewed Nov. 28, 2015

    "This was really good and easy. I feel like I will do this every year!"

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    Rkm123 User ID: 8637939 238126
    Reviewed Nov. 26, 2015

    "Added more stock off the turkey & buttered the non stick crock pot; doubled the ingredients. Put on low and forgot about it 6 full hours. It was Super Moist Inside and Oh So Crispy on the Top Bottom and Sides! everyone wants to do this now!!!!!"

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    falcohouse1 User ID: 7605088 238073
    Reviewed Nov. 25, 2015

    "Hello anyone know if I can by just use regular pre seasoned cubed stuffing? Will it be too gummy?"

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    123jeff User ID: 2233846 237223
    Reviewed Nov. 12, 2015

    "Do you have to add eggs? Sounds great and I want to try it."

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    CherylDee User ID: 7553944 215624
    Reviewed Dec. 22, 2014

    "I needed A way to cook dressing without tying up the oven and tried this. It turned out great. I did forget to cook the celery and onions before mixing everything and putting into the crockpot and it turned out fine. I used the dried wheat & white bread cubes that come in the bag also. Used 1/2 tsp of sage and everything else as stated. It was very good."

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