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Is Stuffing Vegan?

Last updated on March 4th, 2023

Where To Find The Perfect Stuffing For Your Vegan Roast

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When putting together the perfect roast dinner as a vegan it’s not a straightforward task, there are quite a few things you need to think about. What vegan meat substitute to use, is the gravy vegan? How to make creamy mash without real butter, is it possible to get vegan yorkshire puddings, and of course, what we’re going to look at today…is stuffing vegan?

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Is Stuffing Suitable For Vegans?

Yes, vegans can eat stuffing and I do regularly. 

But is every type of stuffing suitable for vegans? 

No, you can’t just pick up any stuffing you see and expect it to be meat, dairy and egg free. 

Why Are Some Types Of Stuffing Not Suitable For Vegans?

It’s actually quite common for stuffing to be made using meat, such as sausage meat, eggs to bound the mixture together and it’s also possible to find butter in it to give it a creamy taste.

So, there are plenty of things for us vegans to look out for when it comes to stuffing. 

Where To Buy Vegan Stuffing?

Even though not all types of stuffing are plant-based it’s still pretty easy to vegan stuffing in your local supermarket or online. 

What Is Vegan Stuffing Made Of?

It can be pretty simple or super fancy just like regular stuffing but it will always be without meat, eggs, and dairy.

The most common ingredients you’ll find in plant stuffing are breadcrumbs, onions, croutons, garlic, sage, thyme, parsley, celery, salt, pepper and olive oil. Of course, each recipe will vary. 

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Here Are Some Easy Places To Buy Stuffing: 

Buy vegan stuffing on Amazon:

Herby Hug Stuffing Mix – Sausage & Sage Stunnin’ Stuffing Mix

Herby Hug stuffing Mix – Bacon Leek and Cranberry Stunnin’ Stuffing

Organic Sage and Onion Stuffing Mix – Steenbergs

Buy vegan stuffing in Tesco:

Paxo Sage & Onion Stuffing Mix

Tesco Sage & Onion Stuffing Mix

Buy vegan stuffing in Sainsbury’s:

Plant Pioneers Sage & Onion Stuffing Balls

Sainsbury’s Cranberry Orange & Roasted Chestnut Stuffing

Buy vegan stuffing in Asda:

ASDA Sage & Onion Stuffing Mix

Paxo Sage & Onion Stuffing

What Are Vegan Stuffing Brands?

Herby Hug

Well, there’s one great fully vegan brand called Herby Hog. They sell seasoning, crumbs and stuffing. Take a look at Herby Hog’s shop on Amazon.


Paxo also has vegan-friendly stuffing options. These include their Sage & Onion Stuffing, Chestnut & Cranberry Stuffing And Turkey & Bacon Flavour Stuffing

Supermarkets own brands

Many supermarkets’ own brand stuffing are plant-based, such as Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda.

What’s The Best Vegan Stuffing Recipe?

Well, as I often say, I do like cooking but as my process has no rhyme or reason I can’t share recipes. But there are some folk out there making incredible vegan recipes. So, here are two amazing-looking recipes stuffing I found. Both vegan of course!

Minimalist Baker –  Simple Vegan Stuffing

The Veggie Edge – Vegan Holiday Stuffing

What’s The Best Vegan Stuffing?

That’s not a simple question because it depends if you’re looking for something simple like sage and onion or if you want an option with a bit more going on. 

Or maybe you like a dry and crispy stuffing or possibly you’re in search of a more soft and moist (yes, I said it) style stuffing. 

But at the moment my favourite is Herby Hug’s Vegan Sausage & Sage Stunnin’. It’s simple to make and tastes great with my gravy dinner. 


Is stuffing vegan? 

Yes, stuffing is often is, but not always. Look for the vegan logo on the packaging and look out for meat, eggs and dairy. 

Now, you’ve got your stuffing sorted you need to get your yorkies – take a look at Where to find vegan Yorkshire Pudding and maybe for dessert you’re thinking about Angel Delight, then you’d better take a look at this – Vegan Angel Delight – Does It Exist?

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