Antonia's Portuguese Stuffing
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Antonia's Portuguese Stuffing

This family favorite recipe for Portuguese stuffing is made with chorizo, ground beef, vegetables and stuffing mix is always on our Thanksgiving table.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Portuguese
Keyword chorizo, stuffing, thanksgiving
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 9 cups
Author Carrie's Experimental Kitchen


  • 1 lb. Extra Lean Ground Beef
  • 12 oz. Portuguese Chorizo, peeled and small dice
  • 1 tbsp. Butter, melted
  • 2 Celery Stalks, small dice
  • 1/4 c. Red Onion, small dice
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Fresh Parsley, chopped
  • 12 oz. Stuffing Mix
  • 2 1/2 c. Fat Free Chicken Broth


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large nonstick pan, brown the ground beef until it it cooked through and no longer pink; approximately 6-8 minutes. Drain any fat off and add the meat to a large bowl.
  • In the same pan, add the chorizo and allow to brown; approximately 3-4 minutes. Add the chorizo to the bowl.
  • In the same pan, melt the butter and stir in the celery, onion and garlic. Saute for 2-3 minutes, then add this mixture along with the remaining ingredients to the bowl.
  • Combine all ingredients and mix well. The stuffing should be wet.
  • Add the stuffing to an oven safe baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes until heated through and lightly browned.