Mushroom and Herb Stuffing

    25 minutes

    Mushrooms and herbs combine with apples and celery to make this great stuffing that can be baked alone or added to turkey or chicken.

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    Serves: 14 

    • 500g fresh mushrooms, sliced
    • 100g butter
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 2 stalks celery, diced
    • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 1/4 kg dried breadcrumbs
    • 1 1/2 cups (350ml) hot chicken stock
    • 2 eggs, whisked
    • 4 apples, cored, peeled and diced
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Butter a 23x33cm baking dish.
    2. Rinse, pat dry and quarter mushrooms. In large frying pan, heat the butter and add mushrooms, onion and celery; sauté 5 minutes and remove from heat. Stir in the mixed herbs, salt and pepper.
    3. In large mixing bowl, combine breadcrumbs with stock and eggs, then add mushroom mixture, apples and parsley; mix well. Transfer the mixture to the baking dish.
    4. Cover and bake for about 45 minutes. Remove cover and bake 15 minutes longer to brown the top.
    5. Alternatively add the stuffing to chicken or turkey and cook as directed.

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    Great moist stuffing - even cooked inside the turkey. I used some chopped portabello mushrooms instead of all button mushrooms to add some additional flavor. Also, to save time, I made the stuffing and refridgerated it overnight before cooking and it turned out fine.  -  26 Nov 2001  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I have made this recipe for the last 3 years and it is always a hit. I've shared the recipe each year with family and friends. I don't measure the bread crumbs but dry 1 loaf of bread, cube it and then double the broth and poultry seasoning. I also use less than a cup of onion and celery. One cup of each is a little too much for us. This year we added portabella mushrooms and it was wonderful. I didn't put the apple in but may have to try it the next time. This is a very good recipe and there are never any leftovers. Thanks for sharing your recipe Christine!  -  26 Nov 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I didn't think anything could rival my mother's stuffing recipe, but after making this for Thanksgiving, I now know I was wrong! Delicious, the whole family loved it!!  -  11 Oct 2000  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)