Canadian Turkey Stuffing

Everyone has their favourite turkey stuffing recipe – this one isn’t ethnic at all, it’s very Anglo-Canadian, but we love it! So simple and full of flavor, Diva #1’s daddy was once dating a nice white lady who shared this gem with us and we’ve been making it at Christmas ever since!

Canadian Turkey Stuffing


Canadian Turkey Stuffing

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  • Yield: 8-10
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Recipe type: Side Dish


  • Loaf of multigrain bread
  • Loaf of white bread
  • 2 packs (500g each) bacon, diced
  • ¼ cup salted butter
  • 3 white onions, finely chopped
  • 3 stalks of celery with leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 bag (340g) baby carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 packs (227 each) button mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 6 Spartan apples, chopped
  • Poultry seasoning
  • 2 cups chicken stock, we use Knorr


  1. Toast both loaves of bread directly on oven racks at 200F. Crumble the toasted bread into bite size pieces into an oven safe casserole pot
  2. Meanwhile, in a large pot, cook the bacon with the butter, slowly on medium heat until the fat melts
  3. Add the onions, celery, carrots and mushrooms to the bacon, add more butter if necessary
  4. Cook mixture on medium heat until the vegetables are cooked and the bacon is almost crispy
  5. Add plenty of poultry seasoning, chicken stock, and salt and pepper
  6. Pour mixture over the bread, mix and add apples
  7. Cook for 45 minutes at 325 F or stuff your turkey and cook according to the weight of your turkey

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