MaMa's Oyster Dressing

MaMa's Oyster Dressing

Side Dish 

*Taste oyster liquid to ensure it is salty. If not, add additional 1 tbsp salt. **You can use chicken stock if you do not have turkey stock.

  • 6


  • Very easy


  • Prep time


  • 2 pints shucked oysters with its liquids*
  • 10 cups day old bread ½ inch cubes with crust – baguette or ciabatta
  • 1 ½ sticks of butter
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp minced finely chopped garlic
  • 2 cups onions fine dice
  • 1 cup celery fine dice
  • 1 cup carrots fine dice
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chopped sage
  • 1 Tbsp fresh chopped thyme
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups turkey broth**
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tsp Kosher Salt


Melt the butter with the olive oil in large sauté pan and add the garlic. Cook garlic for two minutes on low heat and add the onion, celery and carrots. Cook for 15 minutes at medium low heat. Add sage and thyme and cook for 3 more minutes.

Place dried bread in large bowl. Add sautéed vegetables, parsley, chicken stock, turkey stock, oysters, salt and pepper. Mix together thoroughly. Let sit for 15 minutes to absorb stocks.

Place dressing in All-Clad 8x8 square pan, cover with foil and bake at 325 degrees for 35 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes, uncovered.

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