New England Stuffin’
If you grew up in the Northeastern US, you’re no stranger to Bell’s Seasoning, a classic Thanksgiving spice blend considered an essential in many Northeaster’s families kitchen for generations! Here we created our version of this amazing blend of spices for our own New England Stuffin’. A tribute to the classic yellow box.
Our New England Stuffin’ herb blend is perfect for more than just your turkey’s stuffing. Adding a generous shake of this seasoning blend into a small bowl of melted butter is the simplest way to add amazing flavor to your turkey. This seasoning is perfect for any kind of stuffing you can imagine, from oyster stuffing to grandma’s cornbread stuffing, you can’t go wrong with this amazing blend! You can even add it to savory pumpkin or tomato soup to help keep warm on a cold winter’s night.
New England Stuffin’ Recipe
Prep Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 cups prepared stuffing
-1 stick butter
-2 cups yellow onion, diced
-2 cups celery, diced
-3 cups Vegetable or poultry broth
-1 tbsp New England Stuffin’ seasoning
-Salt and pepper, to taste
-8 cups cubed bread, we recommend using a non-white bread, as it tends to be mushy.
Preheat oven to 350F.
Melt 4 Tbs of butter in large skillet over medium heat. Add diced celery to the butter and cook until the celery just begins to soften. Now add the diced onions, our New England stuffin’ seasoning, and salt and pepper. Cook until the onions are translucent, about 5 mins.
Into a large bowl, add 16 slices cubed stale wheat bread. Melt the remaining butter. Pour the melted butter, vegetable broth, and veggies mixture over the cubed bread. Toss together until combined, then let set to allow the bread to absorb the moisture. Toss a couple of more times and allow the moisture to be absorbed in between.
Stuff the turkey and bake according to directions. OR transfer to a buttered 3-quart (2.4) (9″ x 13″) baking dish and dot with more butter. Cover and bake 30 minutes, then uncover and bake until golden, 20 more minutes.
Optional: To the first mixture of celery and onions, add ¾ cup of golden raisins or chopped apples.
Tip: If you don’t have stale bread, cube the slices and spread out in a single layer on a baking sheet. Dry the bread in the oven at 350F for about 15 min or until dry. Proceed with the rest of the recipe.