10 Easy, Scrumptious Recipes to Make With Stuffing Mix

The best Thanksgiving dinners are full of delicious and satisfying dishes, from green bean casserole to pumpkin pie. However, we often struggle with what to do with a fridge full of leftovers after the holiday. Stuffing mix is one of the most versatile Thanksgiving ingredients, and with its built-in flavorings and easy preparation, it's perfect for a variety of dishes. If you find yourself with too much stuffing mix on your hands, here are 10 easy, scrumptious recipes with stuffing mix!

1. Sausage Stuffing Bites With Cranberry Sauce

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Stuffing mix often goes into bakes and casseroles, but it's equally delicious when made into stuffing balls. These stuffing bites use Italian sausage, cheddar cheese, dried cranberries, and chicken broth for flavor. Addictingly delicious and full of Thanksgiving flavors, these are the perfect party snack or appetizer. You can use your leftover homemade stuffing or your extra box of stuffing mix for these tasty stuffing bites.

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2. Chicken and Swiss Stuffing Bake

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We all love a quick, effortless recipe on a weeknight. This easy chicken stuffing casserole is just that, and it makes enough to feed the whole family. The can of cream of mushroom soup, cheese and milk provide the creaminess, while the broccoli and diced celery bring the healthy veggie content to the meal. Combine with skinless chicken breast and stuffing mix, and this comfort food is hard to beat.

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3. Crispy Mashed Potato Cakes

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Mashed potatoes are another important part of Thanksgiving, the perfect side dish to your turkey and stuffing. These potato cakes make use of your leftover mashed potatoes, turning them into a crispy, fried side dish. For extra flavor, add in some meat or cheese! Serve with sour cream or ketchup.

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4. Stuffing Stuffed Pork Chops

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Another quick, easy recipe, stuffing stuffed pork chops are a great way to use a box of stuffing mix. The stuffing adds the perfect crunch to your pork chops, making this main dish one you'll want to add to your weeknight repertoire. Add in celery and onion for some veggies, or keep it simple with just pork chops, stuffing mix, and a can of mushroom soup.

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5. Stuffed Acorn Squash

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For the vegetarians out there, or those who simply want a veggie meal, stuffed acorn squash is an easy, tasty option. I always start craving winter squash when the leaves start to fall, and stuffed acorn squash is the first thing I make. Use veggie broth instead of the 1 1/2 cups chicken broth if you're vegetarian. The squash, brown sugar, stuffing mix and seasonings combine to make a delicious fall-time meal!

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6. Chicken and Stuffing Stuffed Shells

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You can't go wrong with pasta, especially when it's stuffed with chicken breast and crispy, flavorful stuffing! These stuffed shells are the ultimate comfort food with their creamy sauce and carb-filled goodness, along with being an easy meal to freeze for leftovers. Enjoy a plate of cheesy deliciousness with these chicken and stuffing stuffed shells.

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7. Meatloaf and Stuffing Casserole

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This easy casserole recipe is another great use of Stove Top stuffing mix. Combine ground beef, bread crumbs, Lipton onion soup mix, stuffing mix, and cream of mushroom soup in your baking dish, and flavor with Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and onion powder. You'll have a hearty, comforting dinner to eat all week long.

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8. Creamy Crockpot Chicken Stuffing and Green Beans

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The crockpot or slow cooker is great for meals that will cook as you go about your day, and this recipe is no exception, with only 10 minutes of prep time. For a veggie-filled meal using chicken breast and your boxed stuffing, this crockpot recipe is the way to go. However, it's best to plan ahead, since the cook time is 4 hours. Use your Thanksgiving leftovers or enjoy any time of year for an easy, filling meal.

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9. Shredded Chicken Sandwich

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Along with being yummy in casseroles, stuffing makes a great sandwich ingredient. This shredded chicken sandwich is made with boneless chicken, chicken breast, cream of chicken soup, chicken bouillon paste, Ritz crackers, and of course stuffing mix. This easy sandwich tastes delicious and is ideal for when you're on-the-go.

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10. Stuffing Biscuits

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Sinful Nutrition

These stuffing biscuits combine all of the Thanksgiving dishes into one tasty bite and are an excellent way to use your extra boxed stuffing mix. They're also another good choice for vegetarians, as you can easily sub veggie stock for the chicken stock. The diced onion and celery bring flavorful veggie flavors, and the dried cranberries add a subtle tartness that blends perfectly with the flavors of stuffing. Plus, the total time is only 15 minutes. These biscuits will have you going back for more!

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