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Jachnun Stuffing

jachnun stuffing

Jachnun is a baked Yemenite bread that has a slightly sweet taste which makes it the perfect starting point for both sweet and savory dishes.  This recipe uses the already baked jachnun to dress up simple vegetables creating a casserole style stuffing.  

This would be a unique new stuffing for your Thanksgiving meal. 

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  • 8Servings


  • 1 (26-ounce) package baked jachnun
  • 2 cups sliced leeks, whites and light green parts only
  • 4 portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 6-ounces shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 8-ounces cremini mushrooms, halved
  • A few sprigs thyme
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup vegetable broth, divided


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Remove jachnun from freezer and allow to sit at room temperature while you prep vegetables.
  3. Place leeks, mushrooms, thyme, oil and salt in 9- x 13-inch oven-to-table casserole dish.
  4. Roast at 400°F for 25 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven.
  6. Slice jachnun into 2-inch rounds.
  7. Arrange jachnun rounds in a single layer over vegetables.
  8. Pour ½ broth over jachnun.
  9. Lower oven to 375°F and bake for 15 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven, flip jachnun, pour remaining ½ cup broth over jachnun and bake 5 to 7 minutes more until golden.