Gluten Free Stuffing
Gluten free stuffing is a must at Thanksgiving dinner if you or one of your guests suffers from a gluten allergy. So what can you do to preserve the time-honored tradition of serving stuffing with your turkey dinner? More than likely, you will not be able to find ready-to-serve gluten free stuffing at your local grocery store. You are going to have to prepare it yourself.
Gluten Free Stuffing Recipe
This recipe is based on the usage of gluten free walnut rosemary bread, which happens to have a texture and flavor comparable to store-bought stuffing. You could also use gluten free cornbread.
Time for Preparation: Thirty minutes
Time for Cooking: Fifty minutes
Total Time: One hour and twenty minutes
Gluten Free Walnut Rosemary bread – 8 cups cubed
Chopped onion 2 cups
Chopped celery with the leaves intact 2 cups
Chives (fresh, chopped) cup
Sage (fresh, minced) 3 tablespoons
Thyme (fresh, minced) 1 tablespoon
Eggs (large, beaten) 2 eggs
Salt 1 teaspoon
Gluten Free Chicken Broth 1 cup
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Distribute bread cubes on 2 large baking sheets in a single layer.
3. Bake for 12 minutes (or until cubes become dry but do not turn brown).
4. Remove cubes from oven and allow them to cool.
5. Transfer cubes to a large mixing bowl.
6. Melt butter in a saucepan, using medium to high heat.
7. Add onions and celery.
8. Saute the mixture for 10 minutes or until onions become transparent, but not let browned.
9. Add herbs to the vegetables. Saute for 2 minutes more.
10. Combine herb and vegetable mixture with bread cubes. Stir the mixture.
11. Pour eggs (lightly beaten) into the mixture. Blend well.
12. Add salt and pepper to taste.
13. Add gluten free chicken broth. Stir entire mixture. Add more broth if stuffing is too dry.
14. Transfer stuffing to a baking dish. Bake in the oven for fifty minutes, or until the top of the stuffing becomes golden brown.
There you have it! Your very own gluten free stuffing! Happy Thanksgiving!