Great Grandma's Bread Stuffing

Great Grandma's Bread Stuffing


"A traditional New England Bread Stuffing that makes enough stuffing for an 18 pound turkey. Originally submitted to"


servings 172 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 172 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.7g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 878 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Saute; onions in melted shortening.
  2. Mix together bread cubes, celery, baking powder, sauteed onions, paprika, salt, poultry seasoning, and slightly beaten eggs. Mixture will be dry.
  3. Pack lightly into uncooked turkey. Roast turkey as directed.
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  1. 35 Ratings


Really good and easy. I did not stuff as I just cooked a turkey breast so I moistened with chicken broth and baked in a dish.

Was quite impressed with this simple and yet so good. Substituted chopped apple for the celery and used fresh sage instead of poultry seasoning. I baked it in a greased dish for ab...

ok so this is the stuffing i decided to go for for thanks giving dinner. it was my first time making stuffing and of course stuffing the bird. before i even got to stuff the bird i knew that th...

This is how I make my stuffing except I saute celery with onions in butter and poultry seasoning. Then add it to bread and mix. Add turkey or chicken broth for extra flavor. It is so tasty.

This was a wonderful recipe with one exception, I thought that 3tsp. of salt was way too much and made it too salty. Next time I make it I will only use half that amount. Otherwise, the flavor w...

I'm giving this a three although my natural inclination is to give it a zero or 1 star because of the shortening. Use olive oil in this and it's four stars.

This stuffing came out great! I used cubed homemade wheat bread, butter in place of the shortening, and chicken broth in place of the eggs. I stuffed an 8lb. chicken and had an 8x8 pan full of...

I thought this recipe was very good. I made it today to practice before Thanksgiving! A little too salty, and I will omit all the paprika next time. I don't like the coloring. I baked as is with...

This worked well as a side dish too if moistened with a little chicken broth.