Recipes Using Boxed Stuffing

Do you know how versatile a box of Stove Top Stuffing is?

It can be more than a side for holiday meals, here are many delicious dinner main dish recipes you can make with boxed stuffing. Here are THE BEST stove top stuffing ideas to make with this pantry staple.

A bunch of different types of food, with Stuffing

Recipes Using Boxed Stuffing

From skillets, casseroles, bakes and more – one box of stuffing can do so much than be on it’s own as a side dish to your holiday meals like this Slow Cooker Stuffing recipe. Don’t get me wrong, I love stuffing – yet it can be a star ingredient in many main dish recipes.

For instance, my popular Best Meatloaf Recipe is THE BEST thanks to the addition of boxed stuffing. I could re-name it to Stove Top Stuffing Meatloaf!

Best of all, it’s this time of year {and many times per year actually}, that Stove Top Stuffing goes on sale. This is the time to stock up my friends and make all those stove top stuffing varieties.

So, what are some Stove Top Stuffing recipes? Below are all the best in recipes using boxed stuffing. Try a few and see for yourself how versatile this ingredient can be!

1. Best Meatloaf Ever

From My Organized Chaos

Alright, I need to start this collection of recipes off with a bang, and what better to start with my favourite! I call this recipe the ‘Best Meatloaf Ever’ because of the texture and taste – and I truly think it’s all because it includes boxed stuffing. Don’t take it from us, yet from the countless compliments from friends, family and those who have tried it since publishing the recipe.

This easy and best Meatloaf Recipe Ever was an immediate 'I must have this recipe!' moment, and I've been making it regularly ever since - for years

2. Deep Fried Thanksgiving Bites

From Down Redbud Drive

I love this recipe because it uses up holiday dinner leftovers in a great way! Deep Fried Thanksgiving Bites are like a meatfilled hushpuppy, and the instructions seem simple enough – because we all need that complicated break from cooking after making that huge family dinner.

Deep Fried Thanksgiving Bites

3. Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Bites

From Who Needs a Cape?

Another appetizer using boxed stuffing recipe coming your way! And this one, two ingredients – you guessed it – stuffing and bacon! Mmmm, bacon.

bacon wrapped stuffing appetizer

4. Mashed Potato Stuffing Cakes

From My Organized Chaos

this delicious recipe for Mashed Potato Stuffing Cakes includes mashed potatoes, stuffing and even turkey. Perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers, or Christmas dinner leftovers, or can be easily made any day of the week thanks to Stovetop Stuffing!

Mashed Potato Stuffing Patties

5. Chicken Stuffing Bake

From My Organized Chaos

Another much-loved recipe of my own, Chicken Stuffing bake is a simple casserole with a taste explosion. It’s a one-pot comfort meal that my kids even loved – and they tend to be extra picky when it comes to casseroles. This is one of the best stove top stuffing recipes of all time.

Chicken Stuffing Bake

6. Crunchy Chicken Casserole

From My Wife Can Cook

This Crunchy Chicken Casserole would be much like my own baked recipe, yet with an addition of a crisp topping, which is boxed stuffing! I also love the addition of pimentos, to bring the flavour up a notch!

Crunchy Chicken Casserole

7. Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

From Ann’s Entitled Life

Thsi Stuffed Pork Tenderloin recipes proves that boxed stuffing isn’t reserved for just turkey! This main dish entree recipe is juicy and flavourful.

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

8. Spinach Stuffing Balls

From Good Life Eats

Watch out dinner, Stove Top Stuffing is moving to the appetizer portion of the meal! Spinach Stuffing Balls is a cinch to make, and includes feta and mushrooms!

Spinach Stuffing Balls Appetizer

9. Dump-and-Bake Chicken Cornbread Casserole

From The Seasoned Mom

Using boxed stuffing, chicken and two kinds of condensed soups, this Dump-and-Bake Chicken Cornbread Casserole is the epitome of easy fast dinner. Serve with a vegetable side, and you have a complete and hearty meal!

Dump-and-Bake Chicken Cornbread Casserole

10. Stove Top Stuffed Pork Chops

From Savvy In The Kitchen

Stuffed meats are the best, aren’t they? It’s like goodness wrapped in goodness. You’ll be amazed at how few ingredients it takes to make Stove Top Stuffed Pork Chops. YUM!

Stove top Stuffed Pork Chops

11. Meatballs with Cranberry Dipping Sauce

From Taste of Home

These no-fuss appetizer meatballs make use of traditional Thanksgiving ingredients, even down to a cranberry dipping sauce. All the seasonal taste – the next day!

A plate of food on a table, with Meatball and Cranberry

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