Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: Oyster Stuffing

    INGREDIENTS

  • 4 cups finely diced celery
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 Tablespoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 quarts lightly packed day-old bread crumbs
  • 1-1/3 cups chopped, drained raw oysters
  • Details

  • Yield: stuffing for 10 pound bird
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin:

Oysters flavor this bread stuffing. Appropriate for Thanksgiving turkey.

DIRECTIONS

Simmer celery in boiling water, covered, 15 to 20 minutes or until tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup liquid. Cook onion in butter or margarine over low heat until tender but not brown. Combine seasonings, crumbs, and oysters. (Liquid drained from oysters may be used as part of 1 cup liquid.) Add celery, 1 cup celery liquid, and onion; mix thoroughly with fork. Makes enough stuffing for 10-pound turkey.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Facing entrenched opposition, Pope Francis plows ahead on Vatican reform 1 hours ago
The cardinal who can't let go 7 hours ago
Denial of Service Attack: Success! December 19
Federal debt as a social-justice concern December 19
Another side of Francis: US-Cuba role shows Pope's diplomatic muscle December 18

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis: Europe seems 'elderly and haggard' CWN - November 25
Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch sign joint declaration, lament persecution of Christians CWN - December 1
Consistory for new cardinals scheduled for February CWN - December 11
Vatican report on US women religious calls for further self-assessment CWN - December 16
Pope brokered deal to open US-Cuba ties CWN - December 17