Here are 21 delicious reasons to have a box of Stove Top stuffing in your pantry. And we’re not just referring to holiday must-haves. Enjoy these ridiculously easy recipe ideas all year round.

From stuffed shells, casseroles, meatballs, waffles, and more, see for yourself what you can do with boxed stuffing.

These carefully selected dishes are anything but dull and will bring a taste of home to your dinner table without challenging yourself in the kitchen. Let’s dive in!

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1. Stove-top Stuffing Chicken Casserole

This healthy, comforting, balanced meal features tender chicken and nutritious vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, and green beans wrapped in a single casserole. The stuffing adds comforting carbs, making it a savory homecooked meal everyone will love. And because it’s an assemble-and-bake kind of dish, it’s also ridiculously easy to prepare.

2. Cranberry Apple And Pear Stuffing

Love a good Thanksgiving stuffing without the celery? We’ve got you covered with this symphony of seasoned bread crumbs and healthy fruits. It’s a comforting, sweet, savory side that’s also super easy to make. Pop it all in your crockpot while you can attend to other dishes.

3. Turkey And Stuffing Burger With Cranberry Mustard Mayo

With just three simple ingredients, you can make juicy turkey and stuffing burgers that burst with Thanksgiving flavors. It’s like a holiday celebration in every bite you can enjoy all year round. Serve it with your favorite buns, cheese, jellied cranberry sauce, and mayo for an amazing casual dinner.

4. Stove Top Stuffing In The Oven

Everyone needs a Stove Top Stuffing oven recipe for a no-fuss home-cooked savory side dish. You simply assemble and let the oven do its thing. And this classic recipe is not just a great holiday addition. You can make it ahead of time for an easy side during the week. It’s comforting, savory, and pairs with just about anything.

5. Meatloaf And Stuffing Casserole

This oven-baked meal combines ground beef, an onion soup mix, Stove Top stuffing, and a ketchup glaze to make a flavor-packed dinner. It can easily serve six people and takes less than an hour from start to finish. Every bite of this moist meatloaf casserole is wonderfully satisfying.

6. Creamy Chicken Stuffed Shells

If this picture of stuffed, cooked pasta shells makes you hungry, it’s for a good reason. Healthy proteins like chopped chicken combine with comforting carbs and creamy goodness. You only need six ingredients to make this budget-friendly meal, and leftovers taste even better. Serve with green beans on the side, or add them in the shells to sneak in some greens.

7. Stove Top Stuffing Mix Meatloaf

Here is another meatloaf dish proving stuffing has many more uses than filling up your turkey for Thanksgiving. This cozy meal is a perfect dish for busy nights. The meatloaf is tender and deliciously seasoned. You only need 10 minutes of prep time, and then the oven does the rest. Serve it with creamy mashed potatoes and rich gravy to create your favorite weeknight dinner.

8. Turkey Stuffing Roll Ups

Can you believe that you only need three ingredients to make this dish? Stove top stuffing, cooked turkey meat, and turkey gravy come together in a flavorful mixture that is easy to make and baked until golden. It’s such a creative way to use leftover turkey after your Thanksgiving feast. But it’s equally a comforting dish to enjoy all year round. And this pairs well with just about any of your favorite cooked greens.

9. Breakfast Stuffing Casserole

Nobody can resist a savory breakfast casserole with stuffing. Eggs, onion, bell pepper, and sausage are wonderfully seasoned into this tasty stuffing dish. Go for pork, or keep it light with turkey sausages. You can’t go wrong either way. It also makes breakfast a breeze if you make it ahead.

10. Savory Baked Apples With Sausage Stuffing Recipe

Sweet apples meet savory sausage stuffing for a colorful and unique side dish you can make any time, not just for Thanksgiving. Choose your favorite firm apples and any color you like. Once hollowed, a meaty, flavorful stuffing fills up these fruits, and then you bake them until tender. The secret to keeping them moist is using a good broth to add to the stuffed apples. They are filling enough to enjoy as a weeknight dinner.

11. Air Fryer Stuffing Balls

Air fryer stuffing balls are the easiest appetizer that combines classic stuffing flavors in delicious bite-sized meatballs. You just toss all the ingredients in a bowl, roll the meat mixture into balls, and air fry. How simple is that? And in case you don’t have an air fryer, this recipe covers the instructions to pop them in the oven.

12. Stove Top Stuffing Chicken Rolls

Looking for a quick meal that looks like you’ve been busy in the kitchen the whole day? Then try these stuffed chicken rolls. They delight the home chefs because they remove all the labor of homemade stuffing. And even though the recipe comes with homemade gravy, it tastes equally good with a packet of chicken gravy mix.

13. Chicken Broccoli Stuffing Casserole

Here’s an old-fashioned favorite packaged in a casserole that only takes 20 minutes to prepare. It combines chicken, broccoli, stuffing, and cream of mushroom, a winning dinner that even the pickiest eaters will love. You can also easily assemble and store it in advance, making it a great make-ahead dish.

14. Baked Stuffed Pork Chops With Stove Top Stuffing

This delicious oven-baked dish creates juicy pork chops filled with ranch seasoning and stuffing. Use leftover homemade stuffing, or make it easier with a box of Stove Top stuffing mix. It’s a simple dish with amazing flavors that pairs well with green beans for a lovely casual meal.

15. Green Bean Stuffing Casserole

You can’t go wrong with this tasty side dish full of healthy green beans. It takes only fifteen minutes to make from start to finish and gives you twelve servings. Now, that’s a family favorite dish. And it’s creamy, cheesy, full of flavor, and topped with crunchy stuffing baked until golden brown. What’s not to love?

16. Chicken Pot Pie With Stuffing Crust

A lovely vegetable mixture of onions, peas, mushrooms, red peppers, and bite-sized chicken breasts is topped with a stuffing crust and perfectly baked in the oven. Expect people to come back for seconds and thirds. It’s a pot pie for those who want to keep it super simple in the kitchen without compromising on flavors.

17. Crispy Stuffing Muffins

Ready in no time, these muffins deliciously complement your dinner table or replace your classic Thanksgiving stuffing. It sure is a creative way to change things up this Holiday season. You only need six ingredients, a muffin pan, and a 20-minute bake to get them crispy brown. Leftovers quickly reheat in the microwave or toaster oven.

18. Thanksgiving Stovetop Stuffing

A delicious holiday bird needs great stuffing, and that’s when a Stove Top stuffing box comes in handy. Add-ins like freshly sautéed vegetables, butter, water, and turkey giblets create a moist, flavorful stuffing in minutes. You can add cranberries for a touch of sweetness, or pecans are a great addition, too. Serve as-is or stuff your bird to soak up all the turkey drippings. It’s a crowd-pleaser.

19. Leftover Stuffing Cakes

Pan-fried buttery stuffed cakes sound like the perfect snack or leftover side dish. These cakes have super crispy edges and are seasoned just right. You can even enjoy them for lunch when paired with your favorite salad. They are simply delicious.

20. Stove Top Stuffing Meatballs Recipe

Wow! Good old stuffing and delicious cranberries are all blended in a classic meatball and then wrapped in BBQ sauce. They might just become your new family favorite. Enjoy as an appetizer, or pair them with mashed potatoes, asparagus, or corn on the cob for a hearty dinner.

21. Stove Top Stuffing Waffles

We saved the best for last. Who doesn’t love good old Thanksgiving flavors wrapped in a crispy stuffing waffle? All you need is a waffle maker and four ingredients to make the perfect breakfast or brunch. They pair with almost anything from sweet to savory. The options are endless.

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21 Savory Stove Top Stuffing Recipes for Every Occasion

Servings: 6
Prep: 25 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
This Stove Top Stuffing Chicken Casserole is a versatile dish that can be modified to suit your taste preferences.


  • 3 cups cooked boneless chicken breast, cubed *approximately 3-4 breast
  • 1 box chicken stove top
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup, 284ml
  • 1/3 cup fat free sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk *I used 1%
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables


  • Make the stove top using the instructions on the package
  • Preheat oven to 400F, spray a 9×13 casserole dish with some non-stick spray
  • Place the cooked chicken on the bottom of the dish, top with the veggies.
  • Mix together the soup, sour cream and milk. Spoon over the chicken and vegetables.
  • Top with the prepared stove top, cover with foil then bake in the oven for 25 minutes.
  • Makes 6 servings, each serving is 1 heaping cup.


Points- 4
Personal Points- 4-6 depending on your 0PP foods 
Smart points- blue & purple- 4 using WW recipe builder
Smart points- green- 6 using WW recipe builder
Points plus- 6 using PP calculator 
Nutritional info per serving.. Calories 262…Fat 6.2g..Sat fat 1.4g…Carbs 23.9g…Fiber 1.3g…Sugar 3.6g…Protein 24.7g using My Fitness Pal *note- these numbers include all ingredients even 0SP foods 

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Course: Main meals
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