Instant Stuffing in a Jar recipe


Instant Stuffing in a Jar

 

This recipe fills one quart glass jar.

You can't go wrong having extra stuffing on hand. And this stuffing in a jar recipe is perfect for giving to a shut-in or someone with a busy life!

Pack the seasonings in a small half size "snack" ziplock bag (available at the dollar store) or use a large resealable plastic jewelry bag that you can find at hobby stores.


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Stuffing in a Jar

You can even use wheat bread for your bread cubes to make the stuffing extra healthy.

It takes about 1/2 of a large French bread loaf to fill one quart jar.

To toast the bread cubes:
- Cut a loaf of bread into 1/2 inch strips with a serrated knife.
- Then cut the strips into 1/2 inch cubes.
- Layer the bread in a single layer on a baking pan.
- Bake cubes at 300 degrees F. for 10 to 15 minutes or just before they start to brown, stirring occasionally.


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Ingredients

3 1/2 cups unseasoned, toasted bread cubes (see left menu bar for toasting bread cubes. Toast 4 1/2 cups of bread cubes to have 3 1/2 cups after toasting - they shrink.)
3 tablespoons dried celery flakes
1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
2 teaspoons dried minced onions
2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
1/4 teaspoon sage
1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning

 

Directions

Place the toasted bread cubes in a quart jar. In a small bowl, mix together celery flakes, parsley flakes, onions, bouillon granules, sage and poultry seasoning. Put the seasonings in a small resealable plastic bag. Put seasonings bag at the top of the jar or attach to the outside. Seal jar.


Attach the following recipe to the jar:


Instant Stuffing


1 cup water 
2 tablespoons butter or margarine

In a saucepan over medium heat, bring water, butter or margarine and contents of seasoning bag to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove pan from heat; add bread cubes and gently stir. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.


 

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