1 Fruit and nuts
Add diced apples and pears to stuffing along with toasted walnuts and fresh thyme.
Use Cajun seasoning mix in place of poultry seasoning. Stir in minced jalapeno and diced, cooked andouille or spicy chorizo sausage.
In place of savoury English sausage, use hot Italian. Sauté minced garlic and diced red pepper with onion. Mix chopped fresh basil and grated Parmesan into finished stuffing.
Sauté grated ginger and chopped, soaked dried mushrooms with onions, then add a dash of sesame oil. Stir in sliced green onions, water chestnuts and sesame seeds.
Sauté chopped shallots or leeks with onions. Use crusty baguette for bread along with usual seasonings. Add chopped fresh tarragon and grated lemon peel to finished stuffing.
Replace part of the classic seasonings with cumin, coriander or garam masala. Add raisins or currants with chopped sweet pepper, cilantro and grated orange peel.
Stir toasted coconut, chopped macadamia nuts and diced dried pineapple into stuffing.
8 Wholesome country
For bread, use a mix of crusty white and whole wheat. Choose red onion and sauté with lots of celery and English sausages. Add chopped fresh sage and savory.
Use olive oil in place of butter to sauté onions and chopped fennel. Stir in sliced olives, capers and toasted pine nuts.
Finish cooking onions with a splash of maple syrup. Stir chopped apples, sautéed Oktoberfest sausages and dried cranberries into finished stuffing.