Gluten-Free Vegetarian Rice Stuffing Recipe

Vegetarian rice stuffing
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  • 50 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: about 4-6 servings
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Can you make a gluten-free vegetarian and vegan stuffing without using bread? Sure can! This recipe is a gluten-free vegetarian Thanksgiving stuffing recipe with rice and almonds instead of bread, but with all the traditional stuffing ingredients, including celery, mushrooms and poultry seasoning

Want to modernize it a bit? Swap out the rice for trendy whole grain and gluten-free quinoa or experiment with another one of these gluten-free grains in place of the rice. 

This is the most popular gluten-free vegan stuffing recipe on TheSpruce. If you need a gluten-free stuffing recipe for Thanksgiving that is vegetarian and vegan as well, this is an excellent one to try. Recipe courtesy of Ener-G Foods.

    What You'll Need

    • 1 cup diced onion
    • 1 cup celery, chopped
    • 1 cup celery leaves, chopped
    • 1 4 ounce can sliced mushrooms, drained
    • 1 cup rice, uncooked
    • 3 tbsp vegan margarine
    • 2 cups gluten-free vegetable broth
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 3/4 tsp poultry seasoning
    • 1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds

    How to Make It

    1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. In a large skillet, sautee onion, celery, celery leaves, mushroom and rice in margarine for a few minutes, until onion and celery is soft and rice is golden.
    3. Transfer to a lightly greased 2-quart casserole or baking pan.
    4. Stir in gluten-free vegetable broth, salt and poultry seasoning.
    5. Cover and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until rice is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
    1. Fluff with a fork, then sprinkle the top with chopped toasted almonds.
    2. This vegetarian and vegan stuffing recipe is gluten-free and wheat-free.
    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 243
    Total Fat 10 g
    Saturated Fat 1 g
    Unsaturated Fat 5 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 743 mg
    Carbohydrates 33 g
    Dietary Fiber 3 g
    Protein 7 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)