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Simple Classic Stuffing

Simple Classic Stuffing

Jennie Duncan
Stuffing is a classic holiday recipe and this Simple Classic Stuffing is the best. A few common spice cabinet staples later you have the best Simple Classic Stuffing recipe.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Side, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 12 servings
Calories 402 kcal


  • 2 cups unsalted butter (divided)
  • 1 loaf French bread diced into bite sized pieces,
  • 1 ½ cups onion (diced)
  • 1 ½ cups celery (diced)
  • ½ teaspoon Ground sage
  • 1 tablespoons Dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons Dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons Ground thyme
  • 2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 ½ cups Low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 large eggs


  • Preheat your oven to 250 degrees F. Places bread pieces on a baking sheet and cook for 45 minutes until dried out. Make sure to not skip this set. It's very important to start with dry bread. Once dried place bread pieces in a large mixing bowl.
  • Increase heat to 350 degrees F. Prepare a casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray then set aside.
  • Melt ¾ cups butter (1 ½ stick) in a large skillet on medium high heat. Add onions and celery and cook until softened. This should take about 8-10 minutes. Pour everything into the mixing bowl with bread.
  • Add all seasonings and ½ of chicken broth to bread and mix together.
  • In a separate bowl whisk together eggs and remaining broth. Mix this together with bread mixture and add to casserole dish.
  • Top with reaming butter cut into small pieces and place evenly around stuff. Bake for 40-45 minutes covered** and 40-45 minutes uncovered.


** if you want to make this ahead of time allow to cool and place into fridge here. Bake the next day uncovered for the remaining 40-45 minutes. Add time as needed to make sure it is warm throughout.


Calories: 402kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 6gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 116mgSodium: 603mgPotassium: 183mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1085IUVitamin C: 2.6mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 2.5mg
Keyword Classic Stuffing, stuffing
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