This quick and easy homemade DIY Gluten Free Stuffing Mix recipe is perfect for your holiday celebrations! All you need are a few simple ingredients for these gluten free stuffing cubes. Making your own mix is cheaper than buying gluten free boxed stuffing!
This easy stuffing mix is made from scratch at home with just a few simple ingredients! If you have gone to the grocery store only to find their gluten free stuffing mixes are sold out, now you can skip the stress! I show you how to make your own stuffing!
The seasoning for stuffing mix is really easy because I use ingredients you probably already have in your spice rack! I do have some fun flavor variations below, so you can change it up, too.
If you are gearing up for Thanksgiving, I hope you check out all of my delicious Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes!
Why this DIY gluten free stuffing mix is great:
- Stuffing cubes sounds so fun! It doesn't get any easier than making toasted bread cubes!
- No need to go to the store to try and find gluten free stuffing. I don't know about where you are, but stores here sell out of gluten free stuffing mix early!
- I give lots of flavor options so you can customize the flavor how you like it!
Check out my fun Gluten Free Stuffing Mix Web Story, too!
- Gluten free bread - Use your favorite brand. I do not recommend using flavored bread like cinnamon raisin...flavored bread won't turn out well.
- Olive oil - You can use any light oil you like or butter.
- Herbs - I use dried herbs for this recipe. Grab the basics like thyme, sage, basil, and oregano.
If you want more recipes, try some of these Gluten Free Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes!
Recipe step-by-step directions:
Step 1: Slice your bread into small cubes on a cutting board. If your bread was frozen, let it thaw on the counter for 30-45 minutes to thaw first partially.
HINT: I like to make my gluten free stuffing cubes smaller, like a boxed mix.
Step 2: Place the bread cubes into a small bowl.
Step 3: Drizzle the oil over the cubes and toss to coat. Preheat your oven to 325º F. Sprinkle the seasoning over the unseasoned stuffing cubes and mix well.
Step 4: Spread the bread cubes out on a baking sheet. Be sure they are not on top of each other so they bake evenly.
Step 5: Bake the stuffing cubes for 8 minutes, then stir them so the other sides can get toasted.
Step 6: Allow the toasted bread cubes to cool, and then put them into an air-tight container.
When making an instant mix, you can flavor your stuffing cubes in many ways! I use the basics, including thyme, oregano, and basil. Here are some of my favorite seasonings you can also use:
- Garlic powder
- Bay leaves
- Chicken bouillon
- Dried onion flakes
Tips and Recipe FAQ:
That is a tricky question because it depends on what you like. I use gluten-free white bread for stuffing cubes because they are the most neutral in flavor.
Absolutely. I pop them into a freezer-safe zip-style bag and put them into the freezer.
These stuffing cubes should keep fresh for up to 2 weeks. If you are making ahead longer, you should freeze your cubes.
For this recipe, I recommend using dried herbs so that there isn't extra moisture coming into the bread cubes. Use the fresh herbs when you make the stuffing.
Store this gluten free stuffing mix in an air-tight container. I love mason jars, but you can use any container or zip-style zipper bag.
More gluten free Thanksgiving recipes:
- Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes
- Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
- Gluten Free Biscuits
- Easy Gluten Free Cranberry Bread
- Gluten Free Pecan Pie
- Roasted Acorn Squash Soup
DIY Gluten Free Stuffing Mix
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- 5 cups gluten free bread cubes * see note
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- ½ teaspoon dried sage
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- ½ teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 bay leaf
- Preheat the oven to 325º F.
- On a cutting board, cut the bread into small cubes and place them in a large bowl.
- Add the olive oil to the bowl (or another light oil) and toss to coat.
- Sprinkle the dried herbs and salt over the stuffing cubes and mix well.
- Lay the cubes out on a large baking sheet so that none are on top of each other.
- Bake for 8 minutes then stir the cubes so more sides get toasted. Bake another 8 minutes and remove from the oven.
- Allow the cubes to cool then put them into an air-tight container.
- Many ask what is the best gluten free bread to use in this stuffing cubes recipe. I tend to use gluten free white bread for stuffing cubes because they are the most neutral in flavor.
- Store this gluten free stuffing mix in an air-tight container. I love using mason jars, but you can use any container or even a zip-style zipper bag.
- These are easy to freeze. Just pop them into a freezer-safe zip-style bag and put them into the freezer.
- These stuffing cubes should keep fresh for up to 2 weeks. If you are making ahead longer, you should freeze your cubes.
How to make stuffing with this stuffing mix:You can use these bread cubes to make any kind of stuffing or dressing! Here are three delicious gluten free stuffing recipes!
Please know that every gluten free flour blend has a different starch to grain ratio. If you use a blend I didn't test, you may need to adjust your moisture levels in your baked goods.
Nutritional information is an estimate provided to you as a courtesy. You should calculate the actual nutritional information with the products and brands you are using with your preferred nutritional calculator.
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