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Instant Pot Stuffing

Make this quick and easy Instant Pot Stuffing for all your holiday meals!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Western
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 106kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup (50g) red onion chopped
  • 1/3 cup (75g) celery chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • 4 cups (360g) bread cubes
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable stock

Instructions

  • Place butter in the bottom of the Instant Pot insert, set to sauté mode, and stir until melted.
  • Add in the onion and celery and sauté for 5 minutes, or until tender. Then add garlic and Italian seasoning and sauté for another 30 seconds or so.
  • Turn off, add the bread cubes and vegetable stock, stirring to combine. Top with the thyme sprig.
  • Place the lid on the Instant Pot, turn the valve to sealing position, and set to high/manual pressure for 2 minutes.
  • Once done, perform a complete quick pressure release, open and fluff the stuffing, then serve.

Notes

  • This recipe comes out best if you use stale bread. If you don't have stale bread on hand, check out the section below for making 'stale' bread cubes.
  • Make sure to fluff your pressure cooker stuffing before serving, otherwise, it will be a solidified bread mass, and not fluffy and delicious as you’d expect from a great stuffing recipe.
  • The cooking time listed does not include time to come up to pressure or for the pressure to release.
There are 4 Blue Plan SmartPoints in a serving of this.

Nutrition

Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 118IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg