Turkey and gravy with spinach stuffing

This spinach stuffing is an old family favorite that is easy to make and goes well with turkey for a Thanksgiving dinner.  Serves 8-10 people.

  • 3 lbs. frozen spinach, thawed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • 1 stalk celery with leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. dried basil
  • 1 tbsp. dried parsley
  • 1 cup Italian style breadcrumbs
  • 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

In a large pot, sautée onion and garlic in butter until soft.  Add celery, basil, and parsley then sautée a few minutes longer. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.  Transfer the stuffing to a 9″x13″x2″ baking pan and bake uncovered in the oven at 350° F for 30 minutes.  You can also stuff the stuffing into a turkey and bake it inside the turkey.