11 Twists on Traditional Stuffing

Bored of traditional stuffing? Here are 11 ways to mix it up.

  1. Fennel and Bacon Stuffing

    Fennel and Bacon Stuffing

    Built on a base of onion, garlic, bacon and wine, this stuffing recipe can't be anything else but delicious.

  2. Sausage, Fennel and Apple Stuffing

    Sausage, Fennel and Apple Stuffing

    Sourdough bread adds a unique twist on the traditional stuffing recipe. Stir in apples and fennel for a rustic stuffing.

  3. Butternut Squash Stuffing

    Butternut Squash Stuffing

    Butternut squash is a traditional fall vegetable that can be used in many ways, including stuffing. The dish comes together quickly for a last-minute Thanksgiving side and is a healthier option too.

  4. Italian All Natural Ground Italian Sausage Stuffing

    Italian All Natural Ground Italian Sausage Stuffing

    While this stuffing strays away from the traditional American side with all those peppers, olives and sausage bits, that doesn't mean it is any less delicious.

  5. Spicy Andouille Cornbread Stuffing

    Spicy Andouille Cornbread Stuffing

    Add some New Orleans' flair to your Thanksgiving stuffing with Andouille sausage and cornbread. It's got a bit of a kick and your guests are sure to love it.

  6. Sage and Onion Stuffing

    Sage and Onion Stuffing

    Transform a classic stuffing recipe by adding an extra ingredient.

  7. Over-the-Top Stuffing

    Over-the-Top Stuffing

    This stuffing recipe features Italian sausage, sage, celery, eggs and pork gravy, which takes it -- over the top! Top each portion of stuffing and gravy with a fried egg and serve for an unconvential Thanksgiving meal.

  8. Portobello Rosemary Stuffing

    Portobello Rosemary Stuffing

    With earthy mushrooms, onions and wine, this stuffing adds rustic and complex flavors to dinner. Plus rosemary adds more herby, fall flavor.

  9. Fruited Wild Rice Stuffing

    Fruited Wild Rice Stuffing

    Unlike more traditional stuffing recipes, this rice-based stuffing is cooked on the stovetop allowing a deep rich flavor to develop.

  10. Wild Rice and Quinoa Stuffing with Apples and Cranberries

    Wild Rice and Quinoa Stuffing with Apples and Cranberries

    Thyme, parsley, dried cranberries and apples make this dish great for fall. Serve with lots of chopped parsley or crumbled goat cheese for freshness and little decadence.

  11. Everything Bagel and Bacon Stuffing

    Everything Bagel and Bacon Stuffing

    Buy extra bagels because you're going to need them for stuffing. This stuffing makes fabulous leftovers -- top with shredded, turkey, gravy and some cranberry sauce for breakfast the next day.

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