Stuffing Balls: Mouthwatering, easy to whip up, and a versatile dish excellent to serve as a side or appetizer.
This stuffing balls recipe is a must-try! This is one of those recipes that is so hard to miss. This a basic recipe for stuffing balls with many variations to suit your liking.
These mouthwatering stuffing balls are a perfect side dish to poultry or pork dishes. If serving as appetizers, just make the balls smaller and serve with homemade or store-bought cranberry relish for dipping. If making a fruit stuffing, toss in a cup of chopped apples, raisins, or cranberries. This recipe is super versatile, and the possibilities are endless!
What You Need To Make These Stuffing Balls:
- Soft white bread
- Fresh parsley
- Poultry seasoning
- Chicken broth
To make this recipe gluten-free (you should use this ingredient instead):
- Use gluten-free breadcrumbs or Gluten-Free White Sandwich Bread such as Udi’s gluten-free.
Steps To Make Stuffing Balls
Step 1: In a large skillet, heat the butter or margarine.
Step 2: Add the onion and celery to the hot/melted butter or margarine and cook, stirring gently until tender.
Step 3: Add the rest of the ingredients to the celery and onion mixture and mix well until combined. At this point, you can any of your preferred variations.
Celery and onion mixture:
Step 4: Form the mixture into 8 balls. If needed, dampen your hands with cold water as you shape the balls.
Step 5: On a baking sheet lined with lightly greased foil paper, place the stuffing balls. Then, bake for about 20 minutes at 375 degrees or until they are set.
Another amazing variation is making bacon rolls. In half, cut the bacon, then roll them up and secure using a toothpick. Fry or grill until the bacon-wrapped stuffing balls are well done.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to store
Place any leftovers in an airtight container and keep them in the fridge for up to 2 to 3 days. Before serving, gently reheat in the microwave or oven.
Can I freeze these stuffing balls?
Yes! Place the cooked or uncooked stuffing balls in a freezer-safe container, cover them, and store them in the freezer for up to 3 months.
How to Make Mouthwatering Stuffing Balls
These mouthwatering stuffing balls are my family’s favorite to serve with poultry or pork dishes. I also love serving these as appetizers with cranberry relish for dipping. There are amazing variations you can try for making these stuffing balls, and all of them are delicious!
- Prep Time: 40 minutes
- Total Time: 40 minutes
- Yield: 8 stuffing balls 1x
- Category: Main Dish
- Cuisine: American
1 egg, well beaten
1⁄3 c. butter
1⁄2 c. celery, finely chopped
1⁄2 c. fresh parsley, chopped
1⁄4 c. onion, finely chopped
1⁄2 tsp poultry seasoning
1⁄4 c. chicken broth
5 c. soft white bread cubes, 1/2-inch
1⁄4 tsp pepper
1 tsp salt
Set the oven to 375 degrees F.
Using foil paper, line a baking sheet and lightly grease.
Melt the margarine or butter in a big skillet. Once hot, add the onion and celery. Cook until tender, stirring often.
Mix the rest of the ingredients with the celery and onion mixture. Feel free to add any variations you prefer.
Into 8 balls, form the mixture. If needed, dampen your hands with cold water while shaping the mixture.
On the prepared baking sheet, place the stuffing balls.
Place in the preheated oven and bake for about 20 minutes or until the stuffing balls are set.
How To Make it Gluten free
Substitute soft white bread with a gluten-free alternative such as gluten-free breadcrumbs or Gluten-Free White Sandwich Bread such as Udi’s gluten-free.
- Serving Size: 1 Stuffing Ball
- Calories: 366
- Sugar: 0.6 g
- Sodium: 338.4 mg
- Fat: 9.1 g
- Carbohydrates: 60.7 g
- Protein: 9.2 g
- Cholesterol: 43.7 mg
Keywords: Stuffing Balls
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