This stuffing is amazing. It has all the hearty flavor and feel of a traditional holiday stuffing, but instead of being based on lots of high carb bread it is made with oats. Yes oats, but NOT like oatmeal breakfast. This stuffing smells, tasted and feels like stuffing, not oatmeal.
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- ½ cup chopped sweet onion
- ½ cup chopped celery
- 2 cups old fashioned oats
- ¾ cup low-sodium chicken broth
- ½ cup water
- 1 tablespoon sage
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon oat flour
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
For the Stuffing
For the Gravy
Coat a medium skillet with olive oil. Cook onion and celery on medium heat for about 5 minutes. Pour into crockpot.
Add oats, broth, water, sage and Italian seasoning to crockpot and stir well to moisten. Set crockpot to high, put lid on and cook for 1 to 2 hours. Stir on occasion to prevent the bottom from burning.
About 10 minutes before the stuffing is done (it’s done when all the both has been soaked up), heat broth and flour over medium heat to make gravy. Add pepper and salt to taste.