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Best Bread Stuffing Recipe


Make this old fashioned classic and Best Bread Stuffing Recipe with poultry seasoning and you will never make another homemade bread stuffing recipe again.



  • 1 stick unsalted butter plus 2 tablespoons
  • 2 cups finely diced onion, about 2 medium
  • 1 1/2 cups finely diced celery, about 5 medium sized celery stalks
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery leaves from the center of the celery bunch
  • 3 tablespoons poultry seasoning, I use Badia brand
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 lb french bread cut into 23 inch long strips and toasted in the oven until golden brown
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 1/4 cups chicken broth, divided


  1. Toast the bread pieces and cool before beginning.
  2. On medium high heat in a very large skillet melt the stick of butter.
  3. Add the onions, celery, celery leaves, salt, pepper and poultry seasoning to the melted butter.
  4. Cook stirring constantly until the onions are slightly golden and translucent.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in half of the bread pieces, tossing well to coat with the vegetables and seasonings.
  6. Add the remaining bread pieces and parsley to the pan.
  7. Mix until all the pieces of bread are completely covered with vegetables and seasonings.
  8. Add chicken broth as needed until two cups of the broth have been incorporated.
  9. Butter a casserole dish with 2 tablespoons butter.
  10. Spread the stuffing into the casserole dish.
  11. Just before baking pour the remaining 1/4 cup of chicken brother over the top and cover with aluminum foil.
  12. Bake in a preheated 350 F. degree oven for 30 – 45 minutes.
  13. For the last 15 minutes remove the aluminum foil and allow the top to lightly brown.
  14. Makes about 6 one cup servings of bread stuffing.

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