Best Paleo Stuffing Recipes

Stuffing is undeniably one of the best parts of a roast dinner. Picture this: It’s Thanksgiving, and you’ve recently committed to a paleo diet.

You’ve got friends coming over, and you’re starting to freak out about how you won’t be able to eat regular stuffing according to your new diet. 

Don’t fret, because it is possible to make a tasty paleo-approved stuffing! Using all paleo-friendly ingredients to emulate the same taste and texture of stuffing, you might make a stuffing so tasty that you could convince your friends to join the paleo craze. 

Here is a round up list of other people’s recipes for the best paleo stuffing recipes!

Bacon and pork stuffing – PaleOMG

Starting off this list of stuffing recipes could be considered a controversial one for some paleo dieters, as this recipe contains sweet potato. Sweet potatoes are paleo-approved, though some would argue that carb content of the vegetables would deem them not paleo-friendly. For argument’s sake, let’s just all agree that sweet potatoes are paleo-friendly!

This recipe features everything yummy about a meaty and satisfying stuffing – bacon, pork sausage, mushrooms, apples, onions, celery, and more. It will take a while to ensure that everything is cooked properly beforehand, but the results are definitely worth it. Complete with some cranberries and you’ve got yourself a delicious stuffing recipe!

Low carb turkey stuffing – I Breathe I’m Hungry

The paleo diet is all about high-protein and low-carb foods, making this low carb turkey stuffing ideal for those on the paleo diet with the goal to lose weight. Technically, this is the type of stuffing you put inside the turkey as opposed to stuffing on the side of a roast dinner. This is also a gluten-free recipe as there is no bread, making it paleo-friendly!

The standout ingredient for this recipe is the cauliflower that provides the satisfying crunch and soaks up the glorious flavors of herbs, sausage, onion, celery, and more. Who says you need multiple meats to make a flavorsome stuffing?

Grainfree root vegetable stuffing – Detox Insta

This stuffing recipe is ideal for pale eaters – it’s grain-free, low-carb, and filled with vegetable goodness. Featuring root vegetables that Paleolithic cavemen would have gathered, this recipe is all about carrots, parsnips, mushrooms, onions, and garlic cloves. While the recipe calls for butter, this can be easily substituted for a paleo-friendly coconut oil to keep the ingredients together. 

While this recipe doesn’t include any meat, the protein can be gathered from the mushrooms that also help to combine the other ingredients, giving it a slightly “meaty” flavor. 

Cranberry flax Christmas stuffing – Healthful Pursuit

Christmas is all about the comforting and festive seasonings, which is what this stuffing recipe is all about. Featuring a grain-free bread recipe, cinnamon, apple juice, ginger, garlic, and unsweetened cranberries, this stuffing recipe encompasses everything you could need and want from a Christmas stuffing.

You’ve got all the flavors, from the sweet apple juice to the savory garlic and the slightly spicy cinnamon. Plus, it only takes just over an hour to make. 

Gluten-free and grain-free stuffing – 40 Aprons

Suitable for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or just a random roast chicken dinner, this stuffing is pretty much as good as the real thing. It tastes like “real” stuffing, but with the added nutritional benefits from vegetables and eggs. This recipe is easy to swap ingredients, so make sure to get the dried cranberries that are sweetened with juice rather than sugar. 

The best part? This stuffing can be easily cooked in one whole casserole dish. Cook for 45 minutes to get the satisfying crispy topping!

Pork butt stuffing – Cindy’s Table

Sure, you can get your protein from vegetables, but as the paleo diet allows meat, sometimes you just gotta go for it. This pork stuffing recipe is a bread-less pork-based stuffing that can accompany any paleo roast dinner.

Featuring ground pork, ground beef, eggs, celery, onions, garlic, and a multitude of seasonings, this stuffing goes excellently with a homemade paleo gravy. 

Sweet potato and cranberry stuffing – Fed + Fit

If you’re a fan of sweet stuffings, you have to try this sweet potato and cranberry stuffing. This is the ultimate comfort stuffing, bringing in all the warming flavors associated with fall and winter. Filled with an abundance of flavors and completely paleo-friendly, this stuffing recipe features sweet potatoes, Italian sausage, cranberries, a variety of vegetables, and herbs. Make sure to sauté the garlic in coconut oil instead of butter – this step will really add a satisfying flavor to the stuffing. 

This recipe is so good that you won’t even realize the bread isn’t there, and neither will your guests. 

Cornbread and sausage stuffing – Deliciously Organic

Wait, but cornbread isn’t paleo!” We hear you cry. Don’t fret, because this is a paleo-friendly stuffing recipe complete with its own paleo-friendly cornbread recipe. This means that this recipe will mimic “real” stuffing the best in terms of texture and taste! 

Featuring pork sausage and a grain-free cornbread recipe, this stuffing is certain to leave you only wanting more. If you’re wanting to replicate a “real” stuffing as much as possible, this is the recipe to follow. 

Homestyle stuffing – Mommypotamus 

As the name of this recipe suggests, this stuffing is all about making you feel completely at home. While the recipe itself features no meat, that doesn’t mean you can’t add meat to it.

We recommend adding bacon for a hint of smokiness, as it will go best with the rich flavors of apple, rosemary, garlic, and dates. Plus, it’s all paleo-friendly, with a lack of bread cubes. 

Best ever paleo Thanksgiving stuffing – Paleo Foundation

Last but not least is the self-proclaimed “best ever” paleo Thanksgiving stuffing. The name is given for good reason, as this paleo stuffing includes everything you could possibly want in a delicious stuffing – ground pork, animal fat, apples, cranberries, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, and a variety of herbs.

This recipe is also super easy to make – simply prepare all the ingredients, chuck them in a casserole dish, and allow the oven to cook it all!