Thanks to Nana, this stuffing has been a Thanksgiving tradition in our family for decades.  It is absolutely delicious and compliments our feast perfectly.  Pretty sure most of us love it more than the turkey.  In fact, it’s the reason I am not a fan of any bread stuffing (except the smoky cornbread one) – I’ve been too spoiled with this!  It’s so hearty and flavorful that it could be a main dish.  See for yourself…


3 lbs fresh ground pork
1 cup plain bread crumbs
1 onion, finely chopped
1 celery stalk, finely chopped
1 tablespoon of Bell’s Poultry Seasoning
7 eggs
3 large potatoes (mashed with butter and milk)


Preheat oven to 350.

Peel and chop potatoes then boil until fork tender.  Mash with a little butter and milk.  Store in refrigerator and allow to completely cool.  (can be done ahead of time)

In a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.  Mix in the cold mashed potatoes then add a few pinches of salt and some freshly ground black pepper. 

Transfer to a large baking dish.  Cover and bake for about 90 minutes.  Uncover for the last 30 minutes