Mushroom Herb Stuffing

Stuffing is an integral part of a Thanksgiving meal. This is going to be such an awesome addition to your holiday. If you love mushrooms, this one's for you! Its got heaps and heaps of mushrooms!!

This dish takes a lot of prep, but it is fairly straightforward once everything is ready. Its actually the chopping that took that longest, so a helper will speed the process along.

Mushrooms varieties can be kind of tough to find at just one grocery store. I highly encourage you to visit another grocery store to take a look around! I think a really great place to look for mushroom varieties is an Asian supermarket. Fresh Shiitake mushrooms are a must!! For this recipe, I used cremini, button, shiitake, maitake, honshimeji mushrooms. 


Mushroom Stuffing

Serves 10

  • 1 loaf of sourdough bread
  • 1.5 pounds of mushrooms
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1/2 stalk celery
  • 1 bunch parsley, oregano, sage, & thyme
  • 3 eggs
  • Crushed red peppers, salt, and pepper

Slice the bread up into small to mid-sized cubes

Wash the mushrooms and rough chop

Small dice the celery

Remove the herbs from the stem and mince

Preheat the oven to 375F

Melt a stick of butter into a large pan

Sprinkle in the crushed red peppers taking care to not let it burn

Add in all the mushrooms and cook it down, leave the juices to simmer

Add in the herbs

Season with salt and pepper to taste

In a small bowl, mix together the eggs

Stir the bread cubes and the eggs into the mushroom mixture

Spread into a buttered baking dish

Bake for 30 minutes


Cooking Notes:

An important part of this dish is the cooking liquid. Don't get rid of that! If need be, reduce the heat and keep a lid on mushrooms so that you can coat the bread with it

Buying sliced bread will save you time!

I found that rough chopping the mushrooms gave the dish a better texture. Don't hesitate to deviate from the perfectly sliced mushrooms!

Additional Note: I'm really sad to not have been able to post Wednesday this week! Of all the weeks, thanksgiving requires so much prep. I've been going through a lot of changes in my life, but things should smooth out soon and I can get back in the groove of things! Let me know what you think and especially if you've tried this recipe!!