Recipe courtesy of First Lady Dr. Jill Biden

Grandmom Jacobs’ Savory Stuffing

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My grandmom’s secret ingredient to her stuffing was stale Italian bread to soak up the stock, and Trisha’s grandmother used saltines for a nice crunch. On the show, we cooked up a combination of both of our family traditions!
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 10 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to broil.
  2. Place the bread cubes on a baking sheet lined with parchment and drizzle over the olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and toast for 3 to 5 minutes until golden brown. Make sure to watch them so they don’t burn. Remove the cubes and switch the oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. Melt the butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the carrots, celery, onion and thyme and season with salt and pepper. Saute until softened, about 8 minutes. Remove the vegetables to a large bowl.
  4. Add the toasted bread and saltines to the vegetables. Add the stock slowly, tossing gently, until the bread is moist but not too soggy; you may not use all of your stock. Place in a greased 9-by-13-inch baking dish and bake, uncovered, for 45 minutes until golden brown.

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