Vegetarian Stuffing with Mushrooms

Vegetarian stuffing photo courtesy the Wheat Foods Council
    95 mins

Looking for the perfect vegetarian stuffing recipe with mushrooms, herbs and spices?

Mushrooms add so much flavor to vegetarian dishes, and they are the perfect ingredient to put in your vegetarian stuffing! This recipe for vegetarian mushroom stuffing calls for cashews and bell peppers as well as the traditional stuffing ingredients such as celery and thyme. Recipe courtesy the Wheat Foods Council.

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What You'll Need

  • 3/4 pound bread, cubed
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups roasted cashew pieces
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme or 1 tsp dried
  • 2 tbsp fresh rosemary, or 1 tsp dried
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 eggs, beaten

How to Make It

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.

Place bread cubes on large shallow baking pan and bake until golden, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes. Transfer to large mixing bowl. Turn oven down to 350 degrees.

Melt butter in large heavy skillet. Add onions and cook until clear, stirring occasionally (about 10 minutes). Add red peppers, mushrooms and celery; cook until tender – about 5 to 7 minutes.

Combine with bread in mixing bowl; add nuts, seasonings, vegetable broth and beaten eggs.

Stir well and pour into an 8-inch greased baking pan or one of similar size. (Can be prepared a day ahead and refrigerated). Cover and bake for about 1 hour.

Makes 8 servings of vegetarian stuffing.

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