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Thanksgiving Stuffing with Bacon

This Thanksgiving Stuffing with Bacon is the perfect side dish and will quickly become a Thanksgiving tradition! The secret is frying the bacon first so you can cook the veggies in the bacon grease.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Side, Side Dish, stuffing, thanksgiving
Servings: 12
Calories: 262.52kcal
Author: Echo Blickenstaff


  • Skillet
  • Casserole dish



  • Preheat the oven to 350.
  • Cut the french bread into 1-inch cubes and put in a large bowl.
  • Cut the bacon into small pieces and cook in a skillet.
  • Drain the bacon, but DO NOT throw away the grease. Add the bacon to the bread pieces.
  • Saute the celery and onions in the leftover bacon grease. Drain excess grease. Mix into the bacon and bread.
  • In the large bowl, add sage, salt and pepper.
  • Add 1-2 cups of chicken broth, depending on how moist you like the stuffing.
  • Stir until well combined.
  • Pour into a greased 9x13 dish and bake covered for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 20 minutes.



Calories: 262.52kcal | Carbohydrates: 20.85g | Protein: 9.08g | Fat: 15.74g | Saturated Fat: 5.22g | Cholesterol: 24.95mg | Sodium: 578.42mg | Potassium: 205.99mg | Fiber: 1.22g | Sugar: 1.55g | Vitamin A: 89.57IU | Vitamin C: 3.94mg | Calcium: 28.84mg | Iron: 1.51mg