Homemade Mexican Turkey Stuffing Dressing
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5 from 3 votes

Mexican Turkey Stuffing (Dressing)

Taumalipas style Mexican turkey stuffing made with ground beef, pork, bacon, and hotdogs. A really delicious stovetop stuffing to accompany your Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: beef, pork, Thanksgiving, turkey dressing, turkey stuffing
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 426kcal
Author: Douglas Cullen


  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 lb. ground pork
  • 7 ozs. bacon
  • 3 hotdogs
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1 cup whole almonds
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup pitted prunes
  • 1 large white onion
  • 4 large celery stalks
  • 2 large red apples
  • 1 cup sliced green olives
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. thyme
  • 1 1/2 cups white wine
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt + to taste


Prepping the Ingredients

  • Roughly chop the pecans, almonds, and prunes.
  • Chop the onion, apple, and celery into 1/4" pieces.
  • Chop the hotdogs and bacon into 1/4" pieces.
  • Finely chop the garlic. Leave the raisins whole.


  • Over medium heat, fry the bacon until it starts to brown. (About 5 minutes)
  • Add the chopped onions. Cook until the onions until they just start to brown. (About 5 minutes)
  • Add the ground meats to the pan. Break up the meat with a spatula.
  • Cook the meat until it is no longer pink then add the chopped hotdogs. Mix and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the chopped celery and garlic. Mix and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add all of the remaining ingredients to the pan. Mix well.
  • Cover your pan with aluminum foil or a lid. Cook for 15 minutes over medium heat.
  • Remove the foil but don't discard. Mix the stuffing well. Add 1/4 white wine or water if the stuffing is getting dry.
  • Cover again with the lid or aluminum foil and cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and let rest for 10 minutes. Remove the foil and check the salt. Add more salt if needed.


  • Large frying pan or Dutch oven. 
  • You can substitute 6 ounces of chorizo for the hotdogs.


Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 26g | Sodium: 286mg | Sugar: 18g