Artisan Bread Stuffing

This classic La Brea Bakery Stuffing recipe is sure to become a favorite in your household during the Holidays.

  • 2 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Large Shallot, Peeled, Diced
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion, peeled, diced 1/4
  • 4 Medium Stalks Celery, diced 1/4
  • 1 Medium Leek, cleaned, diced 1/4
  • 2/3 cup Italian Flat-leaf Parsley leaves, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Sage Leaves, finely minced
  • 3 Tbsp. Fresh Rosemary (sticks discarded), finely minced
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme (sticks discarded), finely minced
  • 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 tsp. Fine Salt
  • ½ tsp. Ground Black Pepper
  • Italian Round Loaf
  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut the loaf into 3/4” cubes and spread evenly on a baking sheet.
  3. Toast in oven 10-15 minutes until dry and crunchy (may take longer, depending on oven).
  4. Place the toasted diced bread in a large mixing bowl and mix in the minced parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. 
  5. In a large sauce pan, warm the olive oil and add the diced shallot, onion, celery, leek, salt and pepper and sauté for about 5 minutes or until all ingredients are slightly tender.
  6. Add the chicken stock to the vegetables and bring to a boil.
  7. Slowly pour contents of the sauté pan over the stuffing in bowl.
  8. Mix everything together making sure the croutons are evenly coated.
  9. Allow to rest for 5 minutes and mix again.
  10. Butter the inside of a large baking dish.
  11. Spoon the mixture in the buttered baking dish and spread evenly to form a flat top.
  12. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown on top.