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Spinach Mushroom Stuffing

Spinach Mushroom Stuffing

Make room on your Thanksgiving table for this Spinach Mushroom Stuffing, because this traditional side just might be the star of the meal!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Author Dianne

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf day old bread, cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pour assorted mushrooms, like chanterelle, shitake, and crimini, sliced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 or 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh sage
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 8 ounces baby spinach leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 cup vegetable stock, plus more, if stuffing is too dry

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and place the bread on 2 baking sheets. Bake for 10-15 minutes, or until bread is crusty but not hard. Transfer to very large bowl and cool.

  2. Heat olive in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and celery. Sauté until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Add the sliced mushrooms and sprinkle with a little salt. Sauté until mushrooms are tender and beginning to brown, about 8 minutes. Add all of the fresh herbs and the spinach and toss until just wilted, about 1 minute. 
  3. Lightly oil a 13” x 9” baking dish. Stir vegetable mixture into the bowl with the bread cubes. Add the stock, salt and pepper, tossing to combine even. Add more stock, ¼ cup at a time if the mixture seems to dry. Transfer stuffing to prepared dish.

  4. Bake stuffing uncovered until cooked through and brown and crusty on top, about 50 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes and serve.