Basic Yummy Stuffing


"This basic Thanksgiving stuffing is flavored with oysters (adjust the amount to taste) and prepared in a baking dish."


1 h servings 276 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 276 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 16.9 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 377 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Slowly cook and stir celery and onions until onions are translucent, about 10 minutes. Stir in oysters, poultry seasoning, bread and enough turkey drippings to keep the mixture moist but not soggy.
  3. When bread pieces are thoroughly coated, transfer the mixture to a 9x13 inch baking dish. Cover and bake in the preheated oven 30 to 45 minutes, until lightly browned.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I needed to look in a couple of cookbooks to find out what to do with the oysters, since I had never used them before. Their advice: simmer about 5 minutes in saucepan, drain and chop. Also, ...

Tastes even better the second day! This also freezes well, and we make a double batch the night before Thanksgiving so that we have some for Christmas Dinner. Wonderful recipe!

Had this recipe advertised itself as something better than "basic," I would have ranked it lower, but since it delivers on "basic" very well, I've ranked it as a 4 (for delivering what was promi...

Made this without any changes to original recipe and it came out perfect. This is a keeper for sure!

I sauteed the oysters with the vegetables in bacon fat and added some chopped garlic and carrot. This needed a bit more liquid than was even asked for, so I used some of the pan drippings from t...

This needs way more seasoning than called for to give it any flavor!! I had to do alot of adding and it still was not the classic stuffing taste.

Really very good. I was worried it was going to be too dry, so added an additional 1/2 cup of drippings, which made it soggy. So, next time I will just follow the exact recipe (though, we doub...

I don't like stuffing and don't eat this, but I tried my hand at making it this past Thansgiving, after my MIL passed away (she always used to make the stuffing). The family ate all of this, be...

Excellent oyster stuffing and so easy!