Gluten-free stuffing isn’t as difficult as it may seem. Being gluten-free can be a daily challenge, let alone during the holidays. But I’m here to tell you, you can do it! A great loaf of vegan gluten-free bread and you’re off and running. Join me on the road to stuffing bliss. Pair it with shallot gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, millet muffins, and mashed rutabaga and you have a complete vegan gluten-free holiday dinner.
Gluten-free stuffing is tough to come by. This is an iconic holiday side dish and one of my family’s favorites. We can’t get enough of this aromatic dish of delectable goodness. Stuffing is synonymous with holiday festivities. Not just the flavor of stuffing but the aromas of sage, rosemary, thyme, onion, garlic, broth, gravy…damn I’m starving, brings back the memories of family and the comfort of a warm bread blanket! Okay, okay I am going a bit too far, but man I love it.
The versatility of stuffing is endless. My recipe will give you a great starting point, you can then make it your own from there.
Remember to have fun in the kitchen. Comment and let me know how YOU made it your own.
Gluten-free stuffing is an iconic holiday side dish. Versatile and delicious.
- 1 loaf Gluten-free bread, stale
- 2-4 tablespoons vegan butter
- 1 cup onion, diced
- 4-6 cloves garlic, sliced or chopped
- 1 cup celery, diced
- 1 cup apples, peeled, cored, cubed
- 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1 flax-egg
- 1-2 tablespoons Thanksgiving seasoning
- 2-4 cups vegetarian broth
- salt and pepper, to taste
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Prepare flax-egg. Using a small bowl add 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed with 3 tablespoons warm water. Stir until blended together. Set aside
To make the stuffing use one loaf of stale bread. Cube bread with a knife or break apart into 1-inch pieces.
Using a large saute pan medium heat melt butter. Add in onions cook until translucent 6-8 minutes. Saute garlic for 1-2 minutes. Add in celery and cook for an additional for 6-8 minutes careful not to burn stir frequently.
Turn off heat and add the rest of ingredients, including flax-egg. Stir until ingredients are well blended.
Place stuffing into a 9 x 12 serving dish. Cook in center of the oven for 25-30 minutes until top is lightly crisp. Serve.
If you don't have time to leave your bread out to become stale, dry in the oven. Pre-heat oven to 250 degrees. Using a large baking sheet place cooling racks onto sheet then add bread slices in a single layer onto racks. Cook until bread is dried 45-60 minutes. If available purchase pre-made stuffing cubes.
The fresh herb replacement for Thanksgiving seasoning: 2-4 tablespoons sage, sliced, 1-2 tablespoon thyme, leaves only, 1 tablespoon rosemary, finely chopped.