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Herbed Oyster Stuffing

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Oyster stuffing is a holiday classic that's good any time of year
Oyster Stuffing

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Oyster stuffing is a holiday classic that's good any time of year. Our easy-to-make version is so moist and flavorful, it may become a tradition at your table.

866
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf hearty white bread, such as Pepperidge Farm Farmhouse, cut into one inch pieces
  • 8 Ounces thick cut bacon, cut into one half inch pieces
  • 1/2 Cup butter
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons dried thyme, crushed
  • 2 1/2 Cups chicken broth, such as Swanson
  • 2 cans (eight ounces each) whole canned oysters, drained, reserving liquid

Directions

Pre-heat the oven to 325 degrees F. 

Divide the bread cubes between 2 rimmed baking sheets.

Bake for 25 minutes or until the bread cubes are golden. Let the bread cubes cool for 10 minutes on the baking sheets on wire racks.

Increase the oven temperature to 350 degrees F. 

Cook the bacon in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Drain the bacon on paper towels. Pour off any fat.

Heat the butter in the saucepan. Add the onions, celery, garlic, and thyme and cook until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in the broth and reserved oyster liquid. Remove the saucepan from the heat.  Add the bread cubes, bacon, and oysters and mix lightly. Spoon the stuffing mixture into a greased 3 1/2-quart casserole. Cover the casserole.

Bake for 30 minutes or until the stuffing mixture is hot.

 

Oyster Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Oyster Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
53g
82%
Sugar
12g
N/A
Saturated Fat
24g
100%
Cholesterol
165mg
55%
Protein
31g
61%
Carbs
66g
22%
Vitamin A
311µg
35%
Vitamin B12
22µg
100%
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
29.5%
Vitamin C
13mg
22%
Vitamin D
0.7µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
2mg
11%
Vitamin K
25µg
31%
Calcium
234mg
23%
Fiber
6g
23%
Folate (food)
107µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
140µg
35%
Folic acid
19µg
N/A
Iron
12mg
69%
Magnesium
130mg
33%
Monounsaturated
18g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
12mg
58%
Phosphorus
462mg
66%
Polyunsaturated
7g
N/A
Potassium
904mg
26%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.7mg
38.5%
Sodium
1235mg
51%
Thiamin (B1)
0.8mg
55%
Trans
1g
N/A
Zinc
105mg
100%