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Bacon Stuffing, how to make stuffing, thanskgiving recipe, stuffing recipe, sourdough stuffing with bacon

Bacon Stuffing

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 12 Servings 1x


Bacon Stuffing is the perfect holiday side dish made with sourdough bread, loads of crispy bacon, celery, onion, garlic, egg, chicken broth and fresh herbs. 


  • 1 pound sourdough bread, (cubed)
  • 1/21 pound bacon
  • 2 Tablespoons reserved bacon grease
  • 1 yellow onion, (diced)
  • 4 celery stalks, (diced)
  • ground pepper
  • salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, (minced)
  • 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, (minced)
  • 1 Tablespoon mix of fresh rosemary and thyme, (chopped)
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 eggs, (large)


  1. Cube a loaf of sourdough bread and let it sit out to get stale overnight.
  2. Wash celery and parsley. Dice the celery and onion. Mince the garlic, parsley, rosemary and thyme. Set to the side.
  3. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Heat a pan on the stovetop on a medium-high heat.
  5. Chop bacon and toss in the hot pan. Cook until crispy.
  6. Transfer the crispy bacon on a plate to the side and drain most the bacon grease from pan. Leave about 2 Tablespoons of bacon grease in the pan for the next step.
  7. Place diced onion and celery into pan. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook until onion is translucent.
  8. Stir in minced garlic followed by the butter and herbs. Cook until the butter is melted, add bacon back in, remove from heat and set to the side for a moment.
  9. Whisk broth and eggs together.
  10. Place the cubed bread into a large mixing bowl, pour broth and egg mixture over top.
  11. Pour the bacon mixture over top and stir everything together.
  12. Put into a casserole dish and cover with aluminum foil.
  13. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove foil and cook another 15 minutes.
  • Category: Side Dish